At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston care extends far beyond hospital walls. The medical team is devoted to providing patients the opportunity to identify activities they enjoy so they can return to their communities as active, confident and productive citizens. The hospital staff plans activities as well as partners with a number of community organizations to provide opportunities for children to explore and grow their potential inside and outside the hospital. Your nurse or care manager will be able to direct you to opportunities, which include the following:
Fun activities are often held in the sixth floor outpatient clinic area. These include arts and crafts, ice cream socials, face painting, music and more.
Patients in the program go on a variety of outings such as rock climbing and ice skating to apply learned skills or adapted techniques in real-life settings following hospitalization. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston receives support from the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation to fund Team Brave.
SOAR is a program offered in conjunction with the Phoenix Society. The program provides individual support to burn survivors and their loved ones by specially trained burn survivors and loved ones affected by a burn injury.
The Boston Shriners Hospital can assist in connecting patients to Team Impact, a program that pairs children with local collegiate sports teams.
GLAM is a program that focuses on building confidence and self-esteem in girls.
Staff at the Boston Shriners Hospital can assist in connecting patients and families to burn camps.
This local community reintegration program focuses on equine-assisted activities and therapies.