At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Los Angeles, care is delivered in a patient-/family-centered model, which means the patient and family are the focus. In addition to your medical care, we have the following support services and accommodations.
Patients are scheduled for play as part of their daily routine. Structured and unstructured activities take place in the hospital each day. Therapeutic recreation and child life specialists supervise activities that include everything from cards and video games to special performances by local groups.
Fun activities are often held in the first-floor atrium area. These include arts and crafts, ice cream socials, face painting, music events and more.
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There is a computer available for Internet access on the second floor in the resource center. WIFI access is available. Please request assistance from a staff person for log-in information. There are also computers available for game play in the second-floor playroom by the east nursing unit.
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Los Angeles offers interpretive services for you and your child. It is vital to ensure that you have accurate information about your child’s care. We have Spanish interpreters onsite and use per diem interpreters and telephonic interpreter services for Spanish as well as other languages.
The main number to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Los Angeles is 213-388-3151.
Telephones are available in each patient room. These phones are restricted to incoming calls only. For the comfort of the other patients, we request that all calls are made before 8 p.m. An exception may be made for calls outside the United States due to time zone differences. Charges for all calls made by patients/parents are the responsibility of the patient/parent.
There is an ATM located by the vending machines on the first floor near the cafeteria.
The security team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Los Angeles provides on-site service 24 hours a day. The security staff will escort you to the parking garage upon request. If you have safety concerns or would like a security escort, please call the security guard at 213-388-3151, ext. 290 or visit the main desk in the hospital lobby.