Our hospital services

Our hospital services

Life in hospital isn’t easy, especially when you’re young. Suddenly you find yourself in a strange and lonely place full of unfamiliar sights and sounds. It can be really scary, so we support frontline health staff and arrange Boost Boxes, Distraction Boxes, pantomimes and our Starlight Play Week to help seriously ill children be themselves and feel less alone.

Boost Boxes
Boost Boxes

From stress balls to slime, playing cards to puzzles, our Boost Boxes contain toys, games and art materials specially chosen to help children laugh and learn.

TheRockinR Gaming Cart
TheRockinR Gaming Cart

TheRockinR Gaming Cart comes equipped with either an XBox S series or Nintendo Switch console, two controllers, and all the latest games pre-downloaded: perfect for all those gaming experts on your ward.

Starlight Gaming Bundles
Starlight Gaming Bundles

Our Starlight Gaming Bundles bring much needed play and entertainment to the hospital ward.

Distraction Boxes
Distraction Boxes

When a child is worried about a medical procedure, hospital staff reach for our Distraction Boxes. They contain toys and games specially chosen to ease children’s fears.

Rhino Sensory Voyager
Rhino Sensory Voyager

A uniquely portable kaleidoscope of colour, sound and touch – the Sensory Voyager is jam-packed with stimulating sensory potential. It’s portable, practical, and a perfect space-saving sensory aid.

Play Week
Play Week

Every October we celebrate Play in Hospital Week. It the perfect chance to let people know how vital play is to help children grow up happy and healthy.

Play Well Boxes
Play Well Boxes

This box is full of cosy, calming and restorative things that aim to help young people relax and engage, including puzzles, games and other activities.

Story Boxes
Story Boxes

Each Story Box contains diverse children’s literature, audio stories, and crafts for children to create their own stories through varied mediums. It’s aimed at children aged 3+ and a perfect way to help them engage.

Starlight pantomimes
Starlight pantomimes

Our panto team travels the country every winter, putting on all-singing, all-dancing extravaganzas for children and their families.

Play has a vital role in providing these children with that little bit of normality; whether it be for a day or months on end. As play staff, we are there to try make the hospital experience a positive one.

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