Brandon Johnson, 26, knows it’s not every day that a person with medical complexities gets to move into their own apartment but, thanks to his care team at Akron Children’s Hospital, Brandon is defying the odds and giving hope to those who have the same goal. “Brandon’s independent living still requires around-the-clock care so we […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
Despite the many challenges facing the our patients, the hospital, and our community this past year, you chose to celebrate the triumphs in our top 2021 “In the Moment” posts. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. “I’ll Be […]
Nicole Robinson, narrative medicine coordinator, was recently honored with the Humanities Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine for her work advancing the relationship between humanities and palliative care and using the discipline to improve end-of-life care through community and professional education. Nicole works under the auspices of the Haslinger Pediatric Palliative […]
Any positive break from the routine is welcomed for Traci Fraelich. The single mother from Newton Falls has been the primary caregiver for daughter Ella Marquette, 10, since she was born with a structural abnormality in her brain. “When you’re at home and isolated and doing complex medical care for your child 24/7, you feel […]
Our May “In the Moment” posts celebrated progress while recommending precautions as the pandemic shows signs of easing and summer approaches. We invite you to take a glance at the posts you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that […]
It was planting season in our April “In the Moment” posts. We planted signs, pinwheels and several ideas for gradually working our way through the pandemic. We invite you to take a glance at the posts you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Akron Children’s has openings in […]