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Old 07-18-2012, 06:14 PM   #1
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How Great Is This!!

Evelina Children’s Hospital was the first new children’s hospital to be built in London in more than a century. The hospital was designed with a goal of "making a hospital that didn’t feel like a hospital." Accomplishing this required hospital designers and staff to create a patient experience that included touchpoints fostering a sense of inspiration and wonder – in addition to healing – for children throughout their stay.

Perhaps the most remarkable touch point of all comes from an unexpected source: the hospital window washers. As part of their contract, Evelina requires that hospital window washers dress up as superheroes while cleaning the hospital windows. Bedridden, sick children delight in seeing Superman, Spiderman and Batman dangling just beyond the glass. The window washers report the superhero visits to Evelina are the highlight of their week.

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Old 07-18-2012, 06:29 PM   #2
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Gosh, I'll bet the children are thrilled. Great idea.
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:48 PM   #3
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Love it! Thank you for sharing!
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:55 PM   #4
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So cool!!!
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:09 PM   #5
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That is fantastic!
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:39 PM   #6
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That is so cool

Thanks for showing us MrsL
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:57 AM   #7
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while it's a great idea, and i'm a bit apprehensive at disparaging it; kids aren't dumb.

there's only one peter parker, one bruce wayne, one chief longwind, one clark kent, and so on.

they need more costumes.
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Old 07-19-2012, 01:24 AM   #8
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That's brilliant. Spiderman is particularly appropriate
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Old 07-19-2012, 01:27 AM   #9
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youpers are far more daring, imo.
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Great idea!
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