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We offer a variety of services to support and complement the medical treatment many patients receive at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Our physicians and social workers can evaluate your child’s physical and emotional health before and after you bring your child home.
We value your perspective as a parent of a child in our care and welcome your advice and unique understanding of what it takes to help make your child’s hospital experience less stressful.
Animal-assisted activities can reduce stress, improve self-esteem, lower blood pressure, improve overall well-being and much more.
The bereavement program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers support to families when faced with the loss of a loved one.
Nemours provides breastfeeding moms in Delaware Valley an option to help premature infants by donating their excess breast milk to our milk donor program, Nemours Breast Milk for Babies.
Camp Molly is designed specifically for children and teens ages 8–17 who have experienced the death of a sibling.
Certified Child Life specialists are trained to help children develop coping strategies specific to their individual needs.
We’re proud to play a part in this important program to reduce the devastating effects child abuse has on children, families and the community.
Creativity of any kind – doing arts and crafts, listening to music, or writing a story – helps kids explore and identify feelings, deal with emotions and even get better, faster.
This group of parents with children living with cystic fibrosis (CF) works with the care team to help improve the care of this condition.
Our FAC is made up of a diverse group of families and Nemours Associates (employees) who play key roles in developing and enhancing our family-centered care.
Relax, unwind and take a moment to yourself. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, watch TV, check your email and even shower while you’re still close to your child’s room.
You can make a huge difference in the life of a child by joining forces with Nemours Associates and parents just like you to improve experiences for all of the kids we see – and their families.
Pediatric integrative medicine works in conjunction with medical care, which blends traditional and alternative medical therapies to help children feel better, including massage therapy.
At Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, in Wilmington, Del., we recognize that breastfeeding is the optimal nutrition for infants. As a baby-friendly facility, we’re devoted to providing su...
To make sure you understand everything about your child's care, we provide interpreter services for families who don't speak English as well as American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters.
The massage therapy program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers a soothing break from difficult medical treatments.
Our Pastoral Care team is here to provide you and your child with strength and support when you need it most.
The patient navigation team at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children helps coordinate appointments for families of children with complex medical conditions.
The Ronald McDonald House offers families a safe and affordable home away from home with all the amenities to keep you focused on the care of your child.
Our hospital school program helps your child continue to progress academically and relieves some of the stress of a lengthy hospital stay by providing a little bit of normalcy.
Social workers provide compassionate, professional and culturally-sensitive assistance to help patients and families cope with illness, injury and disability.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children has created therapeutic wellness programs designed for children of all ages and abilities.
Each month, kids, ages 10 to 18, come together to work on projects and share opinions, concerns, and ideas for improving our care in all kinds of ways.
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