Creating an environment for relaxation and comfort in the hospital
When a sick child is undergoing treatment, they often are unable to leave the hospital. This causes their typical routine and the home comforts to feel out of reach, which is exactly why we created Starlight Spaces. Spaces re-imagine indoor and outdoor environments, like playrooms, family kitchens, and lounges, to provide pediatric patients a place they can relax and enjoy their time together – and not feel like they are in the hospital.
“Once you’re in the hospital for a couple of days, the walls are closing in and you need an escape like this Starlight room. The new Family Room addresses the needs of all family members, whether they want to read, eat, or work."
-Wendy Pauker, Child Life Manager, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center