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Registered Hospital Play Specialists provide a Play and Recreation Programme which contributes to meet the Psychosocial needs of Children and Young People.
Hospital Play Specialists help children and young people to:
Play experiences helps children to:
What we doHospital Play Specialists work on the Inpatient Paediatric Wards. We also receive referrals from Waikids Day Stay Unit, Children’s Outpatient Clinic and Community District Nurses.
Our Waikids Playroom (Ministry of Education Licensed Early Childhood Centre) is situated on the Paediatric Medical Ward.
This facility for Paediatric Inpatient’s provides a safe, fun, supportive and social environment where Children and Families can experience developmentally appropriate activities and play.
Our programme is supported by Hospital Volunteers.
Hospital Play Specialists collaborate with families and other health care professionals to provide:
Play Specialist Office
Elizabeth Rothwell Building
Ph: (07) 839 8899 ext: 98171 & 96747