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RM Family Room London

When a child is ill, parents and caregivers are reluctant to leave the hospital. The Ronald McDonald Family Room London ("Family Room") is an area set aside inside the Children’s Hospital, LHSC, to serve as a quiet rest area for family members of children in hospital for treatment and care.

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  • Ronald McDonald Family Room London

    The RM Family Room London replicates a home-like atmosphere when a parent or caregivers needs a break from the hospital environment.

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  • Location:

    B6-258, 6th Floor,
    Children's Hospital LHSC

    Hours of Operation:

    Monday-Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Some evening we are open until 9pm.  Weekly hours are posted on the Family Room front door.


  • 2012

    RM Family Room Opens,
    3 naps rooms, kitchen &
    lounge space

  • 2019

    Renovations &

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  • Cart with a Heart - London

    The Cart with a Heart is our Family Room on wheels.   Every day the Cart with a Heart delivers into the pediatric inpatient units (NICU, PCCU, B6100 and B6200) to serve caregivers directly bedside.  

    We're open 7 days a week.

    Items on the Cart with a Heart include hot beverages, bedside activities, some baby items, and some snacks.   Some items on the Cart with a Heart are subject to donations received.

  • Sleep Room

    • 3 sleep rooms with ensuite washrooms and showers

      • Each sleep room equipped with trundle beds accommodating 1-2 people
    • Sleep Rooms are available for napping during the day
    • Sleep Rooms can also be booked for overnight stays - please speak to your bedside nurse

What to Expect

  • RM Family Room London Amenities

    Staff  and Volunteers are onsite daily to assist you

    Quick & easy meals, including breakfast (cereal & oatmeal)

    Relax in a massage chair

    Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate

    Grab a snack

    Watch some TV

    Take a hot, relaxing shower (towels, shampoo / conditioner and body wash provided)

    Laundry facilities (laundry soap provided)