This interactive CD-ROM game is for children aged 7-11 years of age who are having surgery. It teaches children about going to hospital and what happens when they have an operation. There are fun activities to do, lots of information for parents/guardians and five coping skills that teach the child how to relax and deal with fears about being in hospital. There is an accompanying activity book which helps children to practice these coping skills both at home and in hospital.
Topics/Activities Covered Include:
calm breathing, mind pictures, what should I pack?, having my observations taken, what does theatre look like?, busy brainwaves, people I have met, how I managed pain, photo board and going home
Publisher: Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
Country of publication: Australia