April 28, 2011
In my position handling the pediatric intake/access for treatment at the proton therapy center in Boston, I deal with incoming families whose children are coming for this type of therapy. These families travel to Boston from all corners of the world driven by the hope for cure. The average length of treatment is 6-8 weeks requiring relocation for this period of time. Christopher’s Haven has become a wonderful resource for these families. Both close to the hospital and affordable, Christophers Haven is a dream come true. Christophers Haven wonderful reputation is known far and wide because of the rave reviews of families who have stayed there and understand first hand the sense of community. The level of compassion and caring is clearly conveyed by the excellent staff, who go above and beyond on a daily basis.
Every time a parent comments “There is no place like Christophers Haven” I am reminded of the movie The Wizard of Oz. Specifically Dorothys famous line “There is no place like home”. Christopher’s Haven is a phenomenal organization and is clearly a home away from home for these families in need.
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my role at MGH I am also involved in weekly lodging meetings and clearly understand the impact of having a valuable resource such as Christophers Haven available to our incoming patients and their families.
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