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N.C. Children's Hospital Play Facilities

Robbie Page

N.C. Children's Hospital Play Facilities: Play facilities, including the Play Atrium, The Teen Activity Center, the Music Room and the play-waiting areas, provide pediatric patients with a healing environment where a variety of opportunities are provided to assist children to adjust to hospitalization and to continue normal development. To provide safe and therapeutic play opportunities, play facilities are supervised by professional staff who also assess and provide children with specialized interventions to address play needs.

Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation Robbie Page Play Atrium 

The Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation's Robbie Page Play Atrium:

Features of the Play Atrium:

  • A relaxing park where children are safe from medical procedures
  • A quiet reading and resting area
  • A Kidzpace game system with six different video game stations
  • A theater system for movies in the park

Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation Wall Mural

The Charles Goren Music Room: The Music Room affords patients in the N.C. Children's Hospital and their immediate families an opportunity to express themselves or continue their interest in playing musical instruments in the hospital environment. The equipment in this room also aids in the healing process by allowing self-expression. With the supervision of a full-time Senior Child Life Specialist and a part-time music therapist, children can create music CDs or individualized relaxation, hypnosis, story or guided imagery tapes to assist in the management of pain, stress or anxiety.

Music Therapy

Features of the Music Room:

  • A CD & G karaoke machine
  • A digital recording studio
  • A teaching keyboard
  • Digital and conga drums
  • A guitar and a wide assortment of
    rhythm instruments
 


 

 


 

 



 

 



 

The Jason Clark Teen Activity Center and Game Room: The Teen Lounge and its contents come from the dream of one of our former teenage patients. Jason thought the teens needed a place to "hang out" so with the support of Eric Montross, a former Carolina basketball player, the Jason Clark Teen Activity Center was developed and includes a Teen Lounge and a Game Room.



 

 
 

Features of the Teen Lounge:

  • Kitchen
  • Big screen TV
  • Video Games
  • Computers with Internet
  • DVD player 
Jason Clark Teen Lounge Jason Clark Teen Lounge

Features of the Game Room:

  • Carolina Basketball Pop-a-shot
  • Pool Table
  • Air hockey table
  • Video Games
  • Bike Racer Game
Jason Clark Teen Lounge Play Room  

 

The Recreational Therapy Room: The Recreational Therapy Room is used for 1:1 and small
group treatment interventions including infant developmental stimulation. 
 

  

 

     
        
 

 

 

 


 

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