Chaplains are available 24/7 to provide listening and prayer, inspiration, expressions of hope, assistance with weighing medical decisions, coordination of desired religious observances or rituals, and advocacy when your beliefs and values impact medical care.  Our goal is to provide encouragement and comfort.

Our team works to provide developmental, educational and therapeutic interventions to support children and families as they adjust to the hospital experience.

Whether specializing in pediatric or obstetrical nursing, inpatient or outpatient care, our nursing team is at the forefront of patient care. They are the heart of Texas Children’s, ensuring every patient receives exceptional care and a positive patient experience every time they walk through our doors.

The Food and Nutrition Services Department provides meals, special formula services and clinical nutrition services to hospital inpatients as well as general nutrition counseling to outpatients.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provides physical and occupational therapy assessment and treatment services to patients of all ages, including newborns and adults.

Our clinic provides psychiatric evaluations and pharmacological management of neuropsychiatric symptomatology.

We specialize in assessment and treatment of patients with acute and chronic medical illness, as well as those without medical illness in need of brief and targeted outpatient behavioral health care in a limited number of specific areas including diagnosis and treatment of disruptive behaviors in preschoolers (BBI), children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or complex anxiety disorders including Social Phobia, Selective Mutism, , Separation Anxiety, Panic, Health Anxiety, and diagnosis of ADHD for children up to age 6 years. Our psychologists specialize in implementing evidence based treatment in order to meet your family’s treatment goals.

When your child is hospitalized, changes occur for everyone in the family. If your child's stay is a long one or if he or she needs extended care, the changes in the family may be permanent. Social workers are dedicated to helping your family cope more effectively with life changes associated with a child’s hospitalization.

The Speech, Language and Learning Clinic at Texas Children's provides evaluation, management and consultation for infants, children, adolescents and adults who have problems with communication, learning, feeding and swallowing.

Other available services, which may be consulted based on the specific needs of the child, include:

  • Audiology
  • Driver’s education
  • Educational assistance
  • Massage therapy
  • Neuropsychology
  • Orthotists and prosthetists
  • Pain management
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation case management
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Therapeutic recreation 
  • Vocational therapy and rehabilitation

We also collaborate with the local Ronald McDonald House.

Medical services also available to our patients at Texas Children’s Hospital include:

It is the policy of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit to provide medical and rehabilitation nursing services 7 days a week, 24 hours per day. Diagnostic services including radiology, pharmacy, and laboratory are provided onsite. Proton Therapy and XRT are provided offsite at a local Cancer Hospital.

  • We are located within a pediatric Level I Trauma Hospital, with direct and immediate inpatient medical services available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.
    • Physician in-house coverage
    • Registered Nurses specialized in Rehabilitation
  • Diagnostic Services are available onsite which include:
    • Radiology:
      • Urgent requests and results are reported within one hour
      • If a critical finding is identified, the radiologist will contact the ordering physician within 15 minutes
      • Routine reuests and results are completed on same day of order
    • Laboratory Services:
      • Rapid Response results reported within 15 minutes after collection
      • STAT results reported within 1 hour after collection
      • Routine results reported 1.5 – 2 hours after collection
    • Pharmacy Services:
      • STAT orders within 15 minutes to 60 minutes depending on the medication.
      • STAT/missing dose within 30 minutes
      • Routine: prior to earliest administration time
    • Off-site services include:
      • Proton and XRT services are provided offsite at MD Anderson Cancer Center