Fast Company + Dezeen: Interactive Healthcare Design that Reduces Stress for Children
Hospital visits can be stressful and scary, especially for kids. But engaging experiences, like the one at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, can help put them at ease.
“A rainbow-fur raccoon wearing a necklace made of fishbones is walking along the hallway of Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. And it’s not alone. There’s also a plaid-colored bear, a deer wearing sunglasses, and a rabbit with a hat made from a lily pad. This unexpected collection of bedazzled animals congregating outside of the hospital’s main lobby is part of Loma Land, a unique new interactive experience designed for children facing the sometimes terrifying prospect of a hospital visit.”