We attended the 48th National Association of Health Play Specialists Annual Conference 2023
Here’s what we learnt:
- Chemo Duck is loved and well known by UK Health Play Specialists
- Chemo Duck is used every single day by Health Play Specialists in hospital
- Huggable Hope is loved by siblings and is a great support tool
- The duck outfits bring so much joy for the children – they love selecting their next outfit!
- There are more shared care hospitals who would like support from Give A Duck, and…
Research from child patients shows that play, and the importance of play in hospital, is in the top 3 most important criteria when a child visits/stays in hospital.
- Play matters to children
- Play matters 7 days a week
- Play matters to parents, grandparents, carers, relatives, friends
- Play in hospital is everybody’s responsibility
We’re determined to support families facing childhood cancer.
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