Analyses | Medicine and healthcare | 2021-05-17 | Sing Tao

The power of play: Enhancing the development of hospital play services help strengthen the treatment efficiency of sick children



Children love to play, even when they are sick and receiving curative treatment in hospitals. Besides meeting the comprehensive developmental needs of children, hospital play helps children cope with the changes brought about by illness. It also helps relieve anxiety and fear associated with hospitalisation. What is the status quo of the development of hospital play services in Hong Kong?

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