tlc for kids
care to kids
TLC for kids works with over 400 hospitals across the nation and we’re the only organisation in Australia providing emotional and practical support in these timeframes.
did you know?
Distraction has been medically proven to reduce physical pain
In an emergency, it’s the simple support that provides comfort & stability
Fear is one of the biggest inhibitors to smooth hospital treatment and short waiting lists
1.8 million kids undergo treatment in hospital each year on average
And we reach 28% of them! But we’re going for 100%...
Positive thinking and distraction has actual physical healing effects
A positive hospital experience means the child is less afraid for future visits
Art is used in hospitals to encourage emotional expression in adolescents
TLC for kids services are being used to distract a child every 77 seconds, every hour or every day.