Regional Hospital Mullingar (RHM) has become one of the first hospitals in Ireland to have a specially-designed Sensory Room for children with autism.
The aim of the new Sensory Room is to improve the experience for patients attending the ED with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Processing Disorders. It will also help medical professionals in treating these patients.
Having a loved one spend time in hospital can be extremely difficult but two projects are making life a little easier for patients and their family members in the west.
In University Hospital Galway (UHG), Croí, the heart and stroke charity, recently funded the furnishing and redesign of a new family room for the Coronary Care Unit, while Sligo University Hospital (SUH) was delighted to introduce 21 new buddy beds to the Paediatric Department.