Kindergarten Hospital Tours

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Description
Provides hospital tours to kindergarten students to alleviate their fears of potential hospitalization.

This program is currently on hold due to the pandemic.

The purpose of Kindergarten Tour is as follows:

  • To provide children an opportunity to visit the hospital
  • To gain awareness/education
  • To help alleviate fear of potential hospitalization

Affiliation: Grey Nuns Hospital, Misericordia Community Hospital
Key Provider: ems, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), orthopedic technologists, lab technologists, x-ray technologists, registered nurses (RNs),volunteers,
Eligibility
Yes, For children aged 4 to 6 who are in a registered kindergarten program.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, Tours run througout the school year from October to June. Contact Volunteer Services in the hospital. The volunteer department will contact the school to confirm the booking. Misericordia tours are offered on Thursdays from 9:15 - 11;15 am or from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Grey Nuns tours are offered on Mondays from 9:00 - 11:00 am or 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: Yes,

This program is currently on hold due to the pandemic.


Telephone
780-735-2754
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: Yes,

At the Misericordia Hospital the tour costs $40.00 for each class. Classroom kits include: a cap, stethoscope, syringe, tongue depressor and a coloring book. The Misericordia kit also includes casting supplies.


At the Grey Nuns Hospital the tour costs $40.00 for each class. Classroom kits include: a cap, stethoscope, syringe, tongue depressor and a coloring book. The Grey Nuns Hospital also offers the tour without a kit for the cost of $25.00.


Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, elevators and public transit is available.
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 21, 2023
Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5R 4H5

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Tours are booked for Thursdays