Stories about: family partnerships

Drumroll please: Our ‘Best in Care’ finalists

An older man laughs with patient at Boston Children's Hospital
Best in Care nominee, Lucilo Puello, receives a valentine from Ellie [PHOTOS: MICHAEL GODERRE/BOSTON CHILDREN’S]

This spring, one staff member or volunteer from Boston Children’s Hospital will be honored with a Patient and Family Best in Care Award. Founded by the Boston Children’s Family Partnerships Program, the Best in Care Award is a way for families to recognize staff members and volunteers who have gone above and beyond in providing exceptional care.

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Not home for the holidays: Five ways to help an inpatient family

Caitlin, who has been in the ICU for many holidays, gets a visit from her older brothers
Caitlin, in the ICU last Christmas, gets a visit from her older brothers, Daniel, left, and Matthew, right

If you know a child who’s in the hospital at this time of year, you may want to help make their holidays a little brighter but aren’t sure what to do. We turned to a few current and former members of the Boston Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Council to ask what they appreciated most.

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