Akron Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program has been a lifesaver for teens in crisis. The program teaches troubled teens experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges valuable life skills while keeping them in the community, and avoiding psychiatric inpatient hospitalization. It can also help transition those teens who are hospitalized back to home and school.
With so many medical terms and unfamiliar jargon, patient families can have a hard time understanding exactly what the doctor is saying – especially if English is not the parents’ first language. A special group of people, medical interpreters, helps these families understand their children’s diagnoses and treatment plans. Akron Children’s Hospital is celebrating our […]
It started small. The idea of helping others was the primary focus. This is how A Loose Knit Group came to be. JoAnn Carney, a volunteer with Fellows Riverside Gardens, was a member of the Ursuline Mother House’s Prayer Shawl Ministry. She knitted Prayer Shawls for those in need but she wanted to expand the […]
Mild-mannered doctors and nurses became bilge rats and barnacle heads Sept. 19 with white coats and scrubs accessorized with swords, skull-and-crossbones tattoos, and eye patches. Hospital hallways came alive with the sounds of “Ahoy matey,” “Arrrrgh,” and threats to “Walk the plank” for “Talk Like a Pirate Day.”