Category: Investing in Happiness

Being in hospital can be a frightening experience for many children and their families.   Frequent and long-term patients regularly combat the boredom and frustration that comes with being bound to the hospital.  In order to alleviate this and make a child’s and family’s visit to hospital as positive as possible, we direct donations to…

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Based in the Multi-faith Centre, the Chaplaincy program recognises that hospitals can be places of great confrontation. Families are often faced with a crisis situation that is unexpected and they don’t know where to turn.   The pastoral care that the Chaplaincy program delivers is available to staff, patients and their families. Chaplains provide companionship,…

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Megazone turned into a hub of activity from October 21 – 27 as we celebrated Children’s Week – a national week celebrating the right of children to enjoy childhood. It was also a great opportunity for patients at PMH and their families to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities in a safe and fun environment!…

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Being in hospital can be a frightening time for many children and their families. Frequent and long-term patients regularly experience the boredom and frustration that comes with being bound to the hospital. In order to alleviate this and make a child and family’s visit to hospital as positive as possible, the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation…

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After a terrifying tiger snake bite and an initial admission at Bunbury Hospital, three and a half year old Anika was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit at Princess Margaret Hospital in September 2015. As a result of the bite, Anika developed two conditions: extreme rhabdomyolysis which is the breakdown of muscle cells, and a depletion…

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Families living outside of the Perth metropolitan area whose child is a hospital inpatient often face large out of pocket expenses such as travel and accommodation costs that can add up to thousands of dollars. Such financial pressure adds significantly to the stress families are already feeling. The PMH Foundation Regional Assistance Fund is a…

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The Good Guys support Stitches’ Megazone and Funshops at Princess Margaret Hospital. We would like to thank The Good Guys for their wonderful contribution to a wide array of projects at PMH Foundation. A series of 12 animation projects were run in Stitches’ Megazone at Princess Margaret Hospital by Steve Aiton to teach patients at…

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The Princess Margaret Hospital Ward Respite Volunteer Program is an innovative service for long-stay patients and their caregivers, which aims to make the experience of being in hospital less daunting for children and their families. Established with a PMH Foundation grant, the program commenced as a trial in early 2013 with a team of volunteers who…

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