Over a single weekend in June 2023, The Smilezone team transformed seven new Smilezones in the Physio Gym, Physio Hallway, 4 treatment rooms and Waiting Room at Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation center in St Johns, NL.
Smilezone Foundation has worked closely with Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation center and our generous donor Rhonda Pardy, to bring this new project to life.
In the Physio Gym/ Hallway Smilezone enhancements included; Fresh Paint, Colorful Murals, divider window between toddler and teen areas, seating at main entrance with underneath bench storage, rolling storage.
In the Treatment rooms Smilezone enhancements included; Fresh Paint, Colorful Murals, Tall Storage with lockable doors.
In the Waiting Area Smilezone enhancements included; Fresh Paint, Colorful Murals, 12′ of bench seating with under-bench storage, Mural of under the sea theme over bench.
“Supporting the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre and the Smilezone Foundation is an important priority. This dedicated project means children receiving physiotherapy treatment will receive their treatment in a modern and welcoming environment, a space that transforms the atmosphere in which they receive treatment. I extend my gratitude to the Smilezone Foundation, health-care staff, and this year’s donor for their enthusiastic participation in this initiative.” Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Health and Community Services.
“NL Health Services welcomes our patients to the new and improved physiotherapy unit and looks forward to continuing to provide high-quality care in this space. We would like to thank the Smilezone Foundation and their donor, along with our dedicated health-care professionals who also played a vital role in this project, by going above and beyond for our patients.” Ron Johnson, Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of NL Health Services, Eastern Urban Zone.