TK News and Stories

Family Engagement

The first meaningful relationship a child forms is with their family. That is why Early Childhood Education and Child Development strongly focuses on engaging families in their child’s development. Families that are involved in their child’s learning improve their child’s cognition, language, and social-emotional development. Families help improve the quality of care their child receive….

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A Day at Disneyland

Our recent trip to Disneyland gave our residents a day to enjoy the magic that is most magical place on earth! Being able to take them to Disneyland provided them with an opportunity to grow and develop. Every child’s experience and reactions are different, but overall their happiness is the same. Adrianna is one of…

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Volunteer Opportunity Awaits at Totally Kids

Youth Volunteer Program  Starting in June, we conducted interviews for the Totally Kids Youth Volunteer Program. Children and teens from the ages of 11- 17 years old have the opportunity to volunteer with our Child Development Department. Our volunteers will work directly with our residents by providing fun and meaningful activities that are both age…

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A Night To Remember

This year four lucky patients went on an outing to attend the “Surf Shack” prom at Trinity Church in Redlands. When 2 of our patients found out that prom was coming soon, they asked if the Child Development Department could help them ask two young ladies in a special way. The first patient learned that…

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Monthly Church Service

The patients and residents of Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital asked for opportunities to worship so we recently introduced a monthly church service in keeping with our family-centered care.  Emmaus Redlands, a local congregation, volunteered to bring music, teaching, prayer, and fellowship time to our hospital campus in our Family Room. The first church service was…

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Sharing Christmas with our Friends and Volunteers

The holidays at Totally Kids were extra special this year. We had several events for the children to enjoy. Throughout the month we had events that included live music from different choirs, face painting, a Christmas puppet show, outdoor car show, outdoor light show, Christmas crafts and ornament making activities, and our annual Totally Kids…

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Christmas Party 2016

Christmas Party 2016

Totally Kids hosted our annual Christmas Party on December 17th. Many of our residents’ family members attended, along with our staff. There were many fun activities for our patients and guests to enjoy at the party. We had Christmas crafts and ornament-making at Santa’s workshop, exciting games with prizes for the children and adults, food and drinks…

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Phi Mu Alpha

Musical Performance Class

On November 19th, our residents had the opportunity to participate in a musical performance! The performance was led by Bryan Hotchkiss and PhI Mu Alpha, a music club at University of Redlands. The performers from the Sinfonia Delta Pi chapter consisted of 15 male volunteers who sang, played musical instruments, and gave the patients live instruction…

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One More from the Heart – 2016

On Sunday, November 13th 2016, we had our 26th annual biker run event. Hundreds of bikers from all over Southern California gathered together to participate in the “One More From The Heart” run where the bikers fund-raise and donate gifts to the residents. Donations included clothes, toys, batteries, art supplies, DVDs, CDs, blankets, and other…

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Harvest Party 2016

On October 31st, we held our annual Harvest Party. Many of our patients and families had the opportunity to dress up in costumes and participate in a parade around the facility. They also visited our friends at KidShip and Circlebrook. Each department at Totally Kids was involved with the Harvest Party and passed out candy,…

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