Closed-circuit TVs allow isolated patients to play bingo from their rooms and phone in for prizes, which are delivered to the room. Closed-circuit TV is also used to help parents of infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit watch their children when the mother is hospitalized at another location.
Located in the Francis Building, seventh floor, the Sister Joseph Patient and Visitor Library has many videos for children. The library also has books, from fiction to medical reference materials. Computers and printers are available in the library. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Kids and teen patients are included in frequent special events, such as holiday or birthday celebrations, visits from celebrities or fun events sponsored by community organizations.
July 09, 2016