Welcome to Grand River Hospital’s children’s program. We offer a range of acute health care services to meet the needs of young people in the Waterloo Region.
Our services are located at Grand River Hospital’s KW Campus, at 835 King Street West in Kitchener. We have created pages that will tell you about the different services we provide. We encourage you to visit the area that will best suit your needs. Should you have any questions, we invite you to send them to us through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrating GRH's Child Life Specialists during Child Life MonthMarch 29, 2021
March is Child Life Month and at GRH, we have three Certified Child Life Specialists (CCLS) who work at the KW Campus in the Children’s Program and provide care in a number of areas within the hospital. Learn more about this small team and their essential role in a child's care experience at GRH.
Neonatal intensive care nurse Brenda Menard wins GRH award of excellenceMarch 7, 2019
Registered nurse Brenda Menard has won GRH’s latest award of excellence, recognizing her compassionate care for GRH’s smallest patients and dedication to a greener hospital.
Mandy and Kate Bujold and Reid McIver: fortunate to have GRH’s neonatal intensive care unit in their cornerJanuary 24, 2019
Mandy Bujold and her partner Reid McIver are fortunate for the care and support of Grand River Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit when their daughter Kate was born.
A guide to giving to patients at Grand River Hospital this holiday seasonNovember 16, 2018
During the holiday season, we know many people want to give to children who receive care at our hospital. We offer these ideas so you can make sure your gift makes the biggest impact.
Deb Crann: providing passionate care for children with cancerSeptember 7, 2018
From a young age, Deb always knew her work would someday revolve around children. She began working at Grand River Hospital (GRH) in the children’s inpatient unit more than 15 years ago and now works full time caring for children with cancer.
Care Buddies help two-year-old Alex enjoy his monthly visits to Grand River HospitalAugust 28, 2018
Christena Hudson is grateful for the care GRH's children's program and its clinics have provided for her son Alex. Handed to him by a GRH nurse, a Care Buddies teddy bear has helped make a world of difference in Alex's on-going visits for care.
Story courtesy of Grand River Hospital Foundation, first published in the Waterloo Region Record
Jessica Socha: supporting care and education for GRH’s smallest patientsAugust 3, 2018
For Jessica Socha, her career in Grand River Hospital's children’s program and the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is like coming full circle.
Spotlight: safe sleep practices for babies in GRH’s neonatal intensive care unitJuly 17, 2018
Sleeping like a baby takes on a very different definition in Grand River Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). GRH uses the best evidence to care for premature babies whose bodies may not have matured enough to sleep safely without support.