Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Little Possum's "holiday"

Well...... not so much a holiday, I suppose, as we were there for LP's wet dressings.....
but as far as hospital stays go, this was a good one. All credit to the Royal North Shore Hospital children's ward!
There was nothing wrong with LP's energy levels, and the hospital corridors were perfect for cartwheels and handstands

The children's ward has a school room and teaching staff who made sure that LP and the other children had plenty of things to keep them occupied. LP's noticeboard quickly filled up with her excellent artwork.
Outside the children's ward there was a beautiful haven - a fairy garden. Full of plants, things to explore, ambient noise (bird twitter coming from speakers on the wall....)

One of many windchimes....

Can't beat the clown doctors for entertainment value...
On our second day there, dr P.Brain and dr Colourful came for a visit. They entertained with jokes, songs and bubble blowing.

The bandages were changed 3 times pr day, and LP was very patient with it all..... even when it meant having her hands bandaged. It's amazing what you can achieve when you put your mind to it !!
We're happy to be home. The bandages were a success and LP's skin is soft and non-itchy again.


  1. It's lovely that you could spend some mother/daughter time together, even if LP had to be wrapped like a mummy. Glad it was a success.

  2. Wow, RNSH childrens ward looks like a place my kids wouldn't want to leave! Glad the treatment worked.

  3. Glad you are back home! She looked like she was having a wonderful time.


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