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Beads of Courage Helps Tell the Stories of Cardiac ICU Patients

Monday, February 23, 2015

“It’s a beautiful way to capture the child’s experience. Every yellow bead was a night in the hospital, every black bead was a needle poke,” said Heather Langlois, a social worker who manages the Beads of Courage program at Children’s National. Learn more about our Cardiac ICU’s Beads of Courage program.

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Calling Children’s National “Home” for the Holidays

Monday, November 24, 2014
Topic(s): Holidays

The popular Christmas carol, “(There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays,” is not a reality for some patients at Children’s National Health System, but our teams and volunteers work hard to make our families’ experiences as close to home as possible.

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