In September 2018, Ronald McDonald House Charities Fiji introduced one of the core RMHC programs to Fiji: a Ronald McDonald Family Room, which is situated at the Pediatrics Department (Level 2) of the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva.
The Ronald McDonald Family Room program provides families and caregivers of children at the Pediatrics Wards, with care and resources to keep them strong so they can better support their ill or injured child.
The Ronald McDonald Family Room is for the use of parents and families of children that are admitted, receiving treatment and cannot leave the hospital. The family room includes;
The Ronald McDonald Family Room will be a ‘home away from home’ at a time when families need comfort and support more than ever. Families can focus on supporting each other and help provide comfort for their children. The Ronald McDonald Family Room offers a comfortable home-like environment within hospital walls, where parents can sort out everyday practicalities, while still remaining close to their child on the ward.