Ronald McDonald Family Room

When families walk into a Ronald McDonald Family Room, we want them to forget they’re in a hospital.

Often steps away from a pediatric or intensive care unit, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms offer a place to rest and regroup right at the hospital, just moments away from their sick child.

Help Children Heal Faster and Cope Better

Research shows that a family presence in the hospital helps children heal faster and cope better. Staying close by allows parents to better communicate with their child’s medical team and improves adherence to complicated treatment plans.

Services for Families

Services may vary from one Ronald McDonald Family Room to the next, but families will often find:

  • A kitchen area that includes a stove or microwave
  • Shower facilities
  • Sleeping rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • Reference books
  • A seating area with a television
  • A quiet room

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