The Ronald McDonald Family Room provides an additional resource to the already exceptional hospital services provided to families at Maine Medical Center. Research shows providing families with emotional and physical comfort and support, improves the hospital experience for both the child and their family.
Not only does the Family Room provide a respite for families, it also keeps families close by so they can meet with the medical team to participate in the treatment plan so essential to their child’s recovery. Helping to improve the child’s recovery helps to achieve better outcomes.
“We loved going to the Ronald McDonald Family Room for a cup of coﬀee, a quick bite to eat, and to rest. These short breaks from the stress and worry kept us going and gave us strength.”
Family Room Features
- Galley/kitchen area to ﬁx a cup of coﬀee or tea, and prepare a light snack or meal.
- Refrigerator to hold beverages.
- Comfortable seating areas.
- Computer access.
- Laundry and shower facilities.