WMBC-TV: Starlight Foundation Unveils new care room at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital
January 13, 2015 02:07 PM
Starlight Children’s Foundationâ NY*NJ*CT, along with representatives from the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and partners from Ernst & Young recently unveiled a new Starlight Siteâcare room at Hackensack University Medical Center. The new care room, sponsored by partners at Ernst & Young, is designed with a “Dragonfly Pond” theme that includes new flooring with tiles designed in the shape of a pond, complete with lotus flowers, a frog and goldfish peeking up from the pond surface; custom murals where birds and dragonflies soar; inspirational quotes that flank a custom designed wall panel containing colorful, dimensional painted pond grasses and cattails; fiber-optic twinkling lights that follow each flight trail of the dragonflies; an area for children to select a toy; a new flat screen TV with a DVD player and more. The décor and ambiance were designed to create an inviting feel that will help calm children’s fears, distract them from their pain and engage them in the treatment process.