Bring the smile to hospitals. That is the great work that the National Clown Association for Health (Saniclown). After meeting them, we have not hesitated to become a collaborating company so that they can continue giving continuity to their projects.
The collaboration of emirates, “allows us to add a touch of color, joy and humor to hospitals, helping to make them more human. In addition, with the presence of clowns in the hospital, we cause positive changes in the mood and attitude of hospitalized people, their families and the professionals who care for them, taking care of their emotional well-being and being an Anesthesia for the soul”, he comments María Castro, responsible for managing the association's projects.
Emiral's collaboration will continue over time: "With the addition of Emiral and other people, companies and institutions, we managed to make our actions sustainable," says Castro. The association's projects are carried out in three hospitals in Madrid: the Niño Jesús University Children's Hospital (mainly in the areas of oncology and palliative care); Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón (with theater improvisation workshops for psychiatric adolescents); and the Infanta Leonor University Hospital (in pediatrics and dialysis, and also provide support to the operating room and awakenings).
“Bring a smile to hospitals and make the little ones forget about the disease for a few moments”
“This year, due to the difficult situation, we have had to adapt to teleworking and we are currently making videos for therapeutic purposes for the free channel of the Niño Jesús Hospital; video calls to hospitalized people in the Community of Madrid; encouragement videos for health personnel; and home visits of small palliative patients », they comment from the association.
For his part, Emiral's Director of Operations, Emiliano Caballero, thanked the important work carried out by associations What Saniclown to make hospital stays more bearable for patients: «Bringing a smile to hospitals and making patients, especially the smallest ones, forget for a few moments about the illness they suffer from, is an extraordinary task worthy of recognition. We, as a company, have a responsibility to society and if they ask us for help from the associations, we have to extend our hand».
From its website the association has the sale of various charity items to get funds to help them finance projects; among them, a solidarity calendar to make us more fun the 365 days of 2021.