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Why Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Need a Humor Program

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The health benefits of applied humor therapy have long been recognized, supported by scientific studies and the medical community. Based on a growing understanding of the associated health benefits, humor programs, hospital clowns, caring clowns and healthcare family entertainers are becoming more mainstream, although they are still not widely-available at a majority of facilities.

Benefits of a healthcare humor program are far-reaching, even beyond the obvious health effects and spirit-lifting offered to patients, visitors and staff. An effectively-executed healthcare humor program can easily cost next to nothing, with returns far greater than a (non-existent) generous budget, with far-reaching, long-lasting effects that no money can buy.

Published author, speaker and experienced Applied Humor Therapist and humor program coordinator Becky Cortino presents on:

  • 7 Reasons Why Healthcare Facilities Need a Humor Program
  • 4 Ways Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Build a Caring Reputation Through Humor Programs
  • Setting up a Hospital or Humor Program is not Rocket Science

For more related articles + multimedia visit AHeart4Clowning.com: http://www.AHeart4Clowning.com

Healing Humor and AHeart4Clowning Books, MultiMedia Physical Products: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/beckycortino

How to Establish a Hospital Clown, Healthcare Family Entertainer Group ongoing Webinar: http://budurl.com/HowToEstWebinar

Applied Humor Therapy Mentorship/Training ongoing Program: