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Visitor and Patient Guide

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When you are a guest at Children’s Health℠, we want to provide you with all the information and assistance you need to feel empowered and supported during your entire stay. Children’s Health wants our patients and their families to experience a level of comfort and service that is seamless, consistent and special. Our visitor and patient guide provides answers to any questions that may arise, such as where to eat and stay, who to talk to about lodging, what sort of activities are provided for children and how to get around our campuses.  

If you have any questions, concerns, information updates or would like additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 214-456-2273. For additional details, see the Children’s Health Concierge Guide for Patients and Families provided and maintained by the Office of the Patient & Family Experience.

Family Support Services

When a child needs medical care, the entire family is affected. Children’s Health understands that there are many other concerns besides the medical issue, and we want to ensure that your child’s treatment is all inclusive.

Our Patient Care Concierge serves as a liaison between health care providers, patients and patient families.

For Pastoral Care services our chaplains are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide spiritual support, comfort and guidance for your child and family during your stay.

Our School Services provide in-hospital school to help your child continue schoolwork while he or she is at Children's.  School consultation helps children transition back to school after being in the hospital.

Our social workers work to ensure that the best interests of the patient are met so you can focus on your child’s care. 

Dining & Food Services

Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center takes special pride in offering healthy and delicious fare for our guests. Our various facilities are conveniently located near major retail and dining centers to multiply the options our guests have to find something that will suit their taste.

Dallas Campus

Plano Campus

  • Cafeteria
  • Vending machines and Nourishment areas are located throughout the hospital
  • Local eateries and Delivery

Hospital Amenities & Services

Children’s Health focuses on a family-friendly environment to help make your visits as convenient and comfortable as possible.

Activities for Kids

Being in the hospital, in unfamiliar surroundings, can be difficult for an adult, but it can be even more troubling to a child, especially one who hasn’t had such an experience before or who is feeling unwell.

We have Child Life specialists who are experienced at assessing how a child is adjusting to illness through “medical play.” Medical play is all about encouraging children to explore medical equipment – in a way that might even be fun – by using a doll or stuffed animal.

Playrooms are located on several floors and offer a variety of organized activities for children each day. Activities for patients might include arts and crafts projects, a game of pool or a lesson on the computer.

Other choices include visits to Seacrest Studios, Art Studio, Godly Play interactive storytelling or Funnyatrics performances.