Supporting Children

It is in it that the child searchs personal support, references, protection and orientation. The presence of this familiar one becomes the child capable to support the sufferings and ansiedades appeared during the illness and hospitalization. To forbid the permanence next to the child of this figure of affection can mean the taking of the responsibility of the child for the institution, beyond intervening with its sense of security, satisfaction and relief. Beyond the affection figures, it is necessary, it welfare of the child in its hospitalization, that are satisfied other necessities, second Rasp et al (2006). Amongst these, a satisfactory ambient stimulation, therefore its cognitiva and psychological intelligence is not born ready, and with this adequate sensrio-motor stimulation, it will be able to result in the development normal, or next to this, what it could prevent the retardation sensrio-engine of ambient origin. The recreation necessity also is indicated as important, therefore it is playing that the child interacts with the environment and works its distresses and fears.

The participation of adults in the tricks can occur, when eventually requested for the child. However, in the nursing, it can be opted to the technique of the therapeutical toy, intervined in the hospitalization of the child, giving a possible assistance traumatic the least. Hospitalization brings fear for to be something unknown, a new experience. With the use of the therapeutical toy, knowledge of the proper body is propitiated, what they increase the possibilities to more perceive, to differentiate and to feel the world to its redor in a way insurance. For Rasp (2006), to play already it is a therapeutical process. It is played with what if it cannot understand, is played to be able to understand better and to ressignificar the life. It also has the necessities of corporal hygiene, comfort, clothes, sleep, control of the eliminations and sexual curiosity (Rasp et al, 2006).