Category: child development centre

Refurbished Child Development Centre opens

Posted on 12/03/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special ceremony was held at Airedale Hospital last week to celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Child Development Centre (CDC). The refurbishment makes the CDC more accessible, child-friendly and allows privacy and dignity for patients. Changes include automatic doors, new toilets and a lowered reception desk to enable small children and those in […]

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New equipment for Child Development Centre thanks to Yorkshire Building Society

Posted on 12/07/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The team at the Skipton branch of the Yorkshire Building Society brought a smile to the face of one young patient today as he tried out a new standing frame, one of 2 pieces of equipment funded by Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation for the Child Development Centre at Airedale Hospital. The Charitable Foundation donation […]

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20th December 2016 – Hospital team gains award for helping children struggling to communicate.

Posted on 12/20/16 by AireAdmin No Comments
Staff from the child development centre doing makaton

Airedale Hospital’s Child Development Centre is officially ‘Makaton friendly’ – the team who run it have just gained recognition from the charity promoting the languageprogramme A team of 25 staff across the trust including paediatricians, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and therapy support staff use Makaton to communicate with children and young people […]

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Charity’s donation to Airedale Hospital gives children a boost

Posted on 11/28/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

A welfare charity has donated a cheque to Airedale Hospital’s Children’s Ward following a fundraising football tournament. The football tournament took place over the summer, and involved teams getting together to play friendly matches as well as activities and a bouncy castle for children. It raised an incredible £761 for the Children’s Ward. Shazad Ismail […]

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11th July 2016 – Scoot donated during Ramadan to help children with disabilities

Posted on 07/11/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

A Firefly scoot has been donated to the child development centre at Airedale Hospital for Ramadan thanks to a Keighley based charity. Two-year-old Hassan Ismail, of Stockbridge, who has Spina Bifida attended a weekly group run by therapists which meets at the centre at the hospital. His father Shazad Ismail bought him a scoot to […]

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