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Patient and Family Activities

Inpatient Programs

Inpatient programs are held Monday through Thursday evenings in the Community Room from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

The Community Room is located on the first floor, next to the starlit ceiling.

Please check with your nurse about going to Inpatient Programs.

Mondays: Pet Pals


Who:

Any age inpatients and siblings with written parental/guardian consent, friends and family members

What:

Interact with trained dogs

Tuesdays: Family Bingo


Who:

Inpatients ages 4 and older and siblings, friends and family members

What:

Play our own special edition of “Children’s Mercy Bingo” using common things you see and do in the hospital

Wednesdays and Thursdays: Partners in Play


Who:

Inpatients ages 4 and older and siblings, friends and family members

What:

This event changes from week to week. We partner with different community groups and corporations to provide entertainers, art projects, parties and more

Family Time

Inpatient units offer Family Time that gives parents a chance to take a break from the bedside, grab a quick snack, and connect with other parents. Listen for an announcement saying when Family Time will be held on your floor.

Kreamer Creations

Inpatient parents and caregivers are invited to participate in craft projects in the Kreamer Resource Center every Monday from 1:00-2:00p.m. Parents can stay for the full hour and enjoy connecting with other parents, or take items to go.