Dear friends, I will tell you a little about the importance of recreational aspects during the oncological treatment of pediatric patients.
Introducing play activities improves the well-being of children hospitalized for childhood cancer. Psychological support, both for these patients and their families, plays a fundamental role in facing and overcoming the disease.
In this sense, various studies confirm that playing during treatment favors, among other things, your mental relaxation and your ability to understand the situation, adapt to it and externalize your emotions, which usually leads to a general improvement in your state of health.
Play is a means of free expression of the human being, in this case the child to satisfy a need in his life such as leisure, that is, he needs to express himself in different ways through an activity or action in a certain space to find satisfaction and emotion in your life, separating yourself from your daily life and creating a world of your own.
As part of the activities with the children we also have happy moments, with sweets, piñatas, and gifts.
They had the opportunity to celebrate their day in a big way, this time it was not in the toy library, but in an event room with other friends who were also present.
As such there were raffles, sweets, gifts, cake and lots of fun from both the children and their parents who participated.
They were transported by our vehicle, to ensure that they arrived on time since most of them live outside the city of Coatzacoalcos and to ensure their return to their community in daylight.
There was also a show with clowns who put their comic touch to the event.
These moments help our brave children live their best stage away from hospitals, in an environment where they will be children having fun, running, jumping, playing, making that afternoon a very fun day.
With the entry of spring in the following days and the heat that already looms in the city of Coatzacoalcos for a few weeks our champions give the fight to enlist very early in their places of origin. Sometimes they makes a long trip, meanwhile already in the hospital they wait for their appointment and then their parents wait for them so there is always time to do some activities both outside and inside the chemo or hospital room.
Usually in ambulatory chemotherapy they watch television, watch movies, read, weabe, watch their tablets, play games
In the hospitalization they are accompanied by one of their parents or relatives, who also share games with them. In the hospitalization they are accompanied by one of their parents or relatives, who also share with them games and conversations
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