Children in Hospital Ireland Information Hub

Patient information and supports

The Information Hub for Children in Hospital Ireland

Patient information and supports

Widgit/Symbol Flashcards and Booklets – Hospital admissions, appointments and procedures

2024-02-20T09:57:22+00:00

Download Resource Packs

www.Widgit.com provides a section with free symbol/widget based flashcards and booklets to help prepare children with additional needs for hospital appointments, procedures or staying in hospital. Please note this resource is from a UK website.

Preparing a child with a learning disability for hospital – video

2024-02-19T07:40:00+00:00

Preparing a child with a learning disability for hospital

This video shows interviews with parents of children with a learning disability. The parents share experiences and different ways they prepare their child for going to hospital, the doctor, the dentist or the optometrist. Please note this is resource is from a UK website.

Child friendly videos and information about hospital tests and procedures

2023-08-11T05:34:19+00:00

whatwhychildreninhospital.org.uk/

This website provides lots of resources about going to hospitals, procedures and equipment. You can use the videos, information sheets and other resources to help you prepare your child and know what to expect before a procedure, appointment or hospital admission.

Helium Arts

2023-10-24T12:14:05+00:00

helium.ie/ | hello@helium.ie| 044 939 6960

Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health charity. They provide free creative art workshops in community venues throughout Ireland, as well as online and in hospitals for children and young people aged 6-15 years living with lifelong physical health conditions that require ongoing medical support. Examples of conditions include diabetes, epilepsy, cystic fibrosis, allergies, heart conditions, chronic asthma, spina bifida, juvenile arthritis, rare or complex conditions and many more.

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