One of CDF’s earliest initiatives was to help hospitals meet the increased demand for emergency room services for children. Hospital visits can be intimidating and frightening experiences for children. CDF provides grants to hospitals to help build dedicated child-friendly treatment areas, rooms and waiting areas in general emergency rooms or in separate pediatric emergency rooms.
In the past, children were treated in curtained-off hospital emergency areas along with adult patients. One of CDF’s earliest projects was to help fund separate dedicated treatment areas and rooms for children in hospital emergency rooms. Special pediatric treatment rooms provide… [More about Pediatric Treatment Areas]
Little things can mean a lot, especially when you are in the hospital recovering from an illness or injury. Resource rooms are dedicated places where children can go to escape the sights and sounds of the hospital. Inside a colorful… [More about Resource and Waiting Rooms for Children]