These are stressful times. If you would like to contact a social worker, psychologist or child life specialist for information on community referrals or coping resources, you can call 312.227.4118 and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. Non-urgent questions only. For emergencies, call 911.
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Ask for tips and tricks to help your child manage pain, such as:
Stay near your child’s face to comfort and redirect their attention toward you
Help your child choose a more comfortable position
Encourage your child to hold your hand, squeeze your hand and look at you
Ask your child to think about a favorite thing, place or person
Tell funny stories or jokes and sing songs
Watch a movie
Listen to music
Play a game
Coping & Comfort Plans
Nobody likes to be in pain, so together we can try new ways to reduce anxiety and pain surrounding potentially difficult procedures. The journey to more comfortable care is assisted by the Coping & Comfort plans. These plans are a way that staff in all areas can document and communicate the preferences in regard to behavioral, environmental, supportive, and pain management opportunities.