Designed to support a child’s mental wellbeing from the start of their hospital stay
Hospital wear is often a source of discomfort for hospitalized kids. It leaves them feeling exposed or embarrassed in an already overwhelming situation, and the transition from their own clothes to hospital gowns is one of the highest stress moments in a child’s hospital journey.
Starlight Gowns replace uncomfortable and embarrassing hospital gowns with ones that are high-quality, comfortable, and brightly colored. Plus, they’re specially designed with snaps on the sleeves and ties down the side to provide better coverage for kids and easier access for hospital staff during medical procedures. Best of all, kids love to wear Starlight Gowns!
strongly agree that their child feels better about how they look in a Starlight Gown than a traditional hospital gown
of staff report that the Starlight Gown’s design makes performing routine tasks easier and more efficient for medical staff and less stressful for children
of staff report that Starlight Gowns make it easier for medical staff to build rapport with seriously ill children and their families
Starlight Gowns have been distributed to seriously ill kids
Supporters like Disney make it possible to deliver Starlight programs with a bit of magic, like providing Disney-themed Starlight Gowns to bring smiles to hospitalized kids.
Patients at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Georgia, are so grateful for their Disney-themed Gowns and hospital staff have already seen their impact.
"Just last week, we had a toddler refusing her breathing treatments and crying—until her Minnie Mouse-themed Gown arrived! She loves Minnie Mouse and was all smiles and cooperative with her treatment from that point forward,” said Deanna Certified Child Life Specialist at Piedmont Athens Regional.
The colorful gowns are a conversation starter with everyone from clinical staff to other patients
Clinicians can easily perform routine medical procedures with multiple points of access
Choosing an outfit provides an outlet for kids to express emotions and identity through their appearance