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Key Features of the House

  • We are licensed by the State of California Department of Public Health to provide sub-acute care, and have 9 licensed beds
  • Our individual patient bedrooms are beautifully painted and themed, each with an extra bed for a sibling or parent/caregiver, and a private bathroom
  • Seven bedrooms have doors opening to our lovely gardens
  • One of the bedrooms is also a positive pressure isolation room
  • Two family suites, each with a private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room with priority for occupancy given to end-of-life patients’ families
  • Art and play activity rooms to entertain children and young adults of all ages
  • State-of-the-art multi-sensory room
  • Therapeutic warm pool for pediatric palliative aquatics to provide pain and symptom management and relaxation
  • Laundry room for family use
  • Therapeutic bathtub for patients
  • Family-style dining for all meals and snacks in the Shaw Family Kitchen
  • Outdoor play structure
  • Stephen Douglas non-denominational Sanctuary for ceremonies, gatherings, prayer or meditation
  • Emotional, spiritual, and practical support for the entire family provided by our Interdisciplinary Team: pediatricians, nurses and nursing assistants, social worker, child life specialist, palliative aquatics specialist, psychologist and volunteers
  • Frequent visits by certified therapy dogs, miniature horses and the Oakland ZooMobile
  • A loving, home-like environment where families can be together
  • Ongoing family support and bereavement programs

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