About Children's Hospital of Richmond

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Children's Hospital FoundationThe Children's Hospital is a resource and provider of specialized medical and therapeutic services customized to meet the specific needs of children and their families.

They are changing the lives of thousands of children and their families. From teaching a premature infant how to eat by mouth, to helping a young adult with cerebral palsy live independently, their expertise in pediatric specialty services and their commitment to providing compassionate care in a family-centered environment turns hope into healing every day. Their specialty programs serve a diverse, but very concentrated, population of children. Well known for their interdisciplinary approach to treating children with illnesses and disabilities, they also help families address and manage childhood development concerns. Plus, they take their mission even further by providing extensive outreach, safety, and education programs to thousands of children in our community.

Children's Hospital FoundationThe main hospital in Richmond offers inpatient, day patient, and outpatient services providing evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for a variety of short-term and lifetime medical conditions. To serve the growing number of families who depend on them, they also have therapy centers in other Virginia locations, including Bon Air, Glen Allen, Fredericksburg, and Petersburg. All of their facilities are staffed by a team of devoted medical professionals who provide expert and loving care in an atmosphere of respect, compassion, and dignity. Their core services are listed below:

  • Pediatric Therapy Program - serves more children than any other in the region and does so with five area locations to meet the needs of the families they serve.
  • Transitional Care Unit - provides developmentally appropriate inpatient care for children and young adults with complex medical needs, within a supportive, family-centered environment.
  • Multispecialty Clinics - for cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spasticity, and spina bifida. This clinic brings together numerous disciplines at one time, allowing families to get the expertise they need for their child's care all in one place.
  • Pediatric Dental Program - provides comprehensive services-from routine checkups to complex surgical procedures-to all children, including those with special health care needs.
  • Children's Feeding Program - one of only a few programs of its kind in the entire country, helps children who have a medical condition that has affected their feeding and growth.

As a hospital founded by a doctor who wanted to do more, located in a building funded by the charitable gift of a local woman, Children's Hospital is based on a foundation of generosity and giving.

Children's Hospital FoundationAs we remember these wonderful gifts given to Children's Hospital in the past, it is important to remember that people continue to give more and more to the hospital each day. Whether it is time, skills or money, the gifts of the community truly are what enable Children's Hospital to continue as a resource and provider of specialized medical and therapeutic services for children and adolescents with temporary to lifetime needs. You too can share your gifts with the patients of Children's Hospital by making a donation, volunteering your time or attending a special event. No matter how you choose to participate or at what level, your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you for helping Children's Hospital Foundation continue its mission of caring for children.

To find out more about how you can help the Children's Hospital, please visit their website by Clicking Here.

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