Tokyo, with a large concentration of hospitals specializing in advanced medical care, attracts children with serious diseases from all over Japan, who often stay in hospital for weeks, months and sometimes more to battle their diseases. For them, family support is absolutely essential, as the best medicine is a smile on the face of a family member.
In reality, however, families are not allowed to stay in the hospital with their children. And to stay in regular accommodations, financial distress would become paramount above the physical and psychological distress of having a sickchild in the family.
We are adding more "family houses" where the families of gravely sick children can stay comfortably near the children and, when the children are permitted to stay out of the hospital, spend quality time together. Also planned are quality enhancements and expansion of existing houses.
※This activity will be carried out in cooperation with Family House
, a certified not-for-profit organization.