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Their Stories Matter

August 20, 2019

Your support makes a big difference – and their stories matter. See below the impact our Foundation and donors have made to the lives of sick kids around WA.   robotic arm In 2014, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation funded Australia’s first Paediatric Robotic Arm used by the Kids Rehab WA team’s occupational therapists. In 2017,…

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Joel’s Heroes

April 6, 2018

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; we’re getting everyone to share their heroes and raise money for the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation in our Dare to be a Hero campaign!   16 year old Joel has Cystic Fibrosis and is currently receiving treatment in ward 7Teen. Joel wrote to us to tell us about…

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Next Steps Project

November 29, 2017

Every 15 hours, an Australian child is born with Cerebral Palsy. Thanks to the generosity of Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation donors, research is currently underway to find new and innovative ways to provide treatment to children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.   Cerebral Palsy is a movement disorder that affects people in different ways and can…

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By Emma Pass, Member Services Manager – Little Athletics  We are excited to be celebrating 20 years of Little Athletics centres supporting the Foundation.   Supporting the Foundation is one of the many ways our members bring the Little Athletics motto of “be your best” to life.  By doing their best to help kids in…

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Megazone turned into a hub of activity from October 21 – 27 as we celebrated Children’s Week – a national week celebrating the right of children to enjoy childhood. It was also a great opportunity for patients at PMH and their families to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities in a safe and fun environment!…

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Kicking Goals for PMH

October 30, 2017

On Sunday October 22nd staff from Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) held their annual charity soccer match at Rosalie Park to raise funds for the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation. After an eventful year at PMH this was a great chance for junior and senior staff alike to pull on a jersey and have some fun in…

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The CAHS Arts & Health program has been busy working on brightening the walls at PMH and bringing creative projects to the patients with the Artist in Residence Project.   Artist Hayley Bahr held drawing workshops with patients in wards across Princess Margaret Hospital & Bentley Adolescent Unit to design patterned animal drawings with a…

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WA schools come together to launch The Big Splash WA Schools Program On Thursday, August 3rd, The Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation launched The Big Splash WA Schools Program. Teachers and Principals from the Perth metro area, as well as regional schools through teleconference, gathered to hear about The Big Splash Schools Program and how to…

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Mental Health

August 24, 2015

Mental health is one of the top three most important issues for young Western Australians. Four times as many young people now present to Emergency Departments with mental health crises including repeated self-injury and attempted suicide compared to five years ago. Clinical experts recognise that although exercise has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment…

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