First Merlin’s Magic Wand Mobile Entertainment Unit in South East Asia
KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital (KPJ Puteri) and LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort (LMR) embarked on a new partnership to bring joy and fun for paediatric patients.
LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is introducing Merlin’s Magic Wand Mobile Entertainment Unit, the first ever in South East Asia which especially designed to entertain children who are too ill to leave their hospital bed or ward. The unit makes fun accessible and interactive through playing on the X Box, being creative with LEGO and DUPLO with family or friends.
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In a statement, KPJ Puteri mentions that they are committed to provide excellent services 24-hour care, 365 days a year, and sees an average 170, 000 patients aged between newborn to 90+ years old every year. Through this collaboration, KPJ Puteri will transform way of care in friendlier environment and improve healthcare delivery to their young patients.
The handover ceremony between LMR and KPJ Puteri were witnessed by Exco Liow Cai Tung, Johor Committee chairman for Tourism, Women, Family, and Community Development, and President and Chief Executive Johor Corporation, and Chairman of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, Yang Berhormat Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim. Also present was Tuan Haji Aminudin Dawam, Executive Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad and Chairman of KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital.
Executive Director of KPJ Puteri, Tuan Haji Khairun Ahmad expressed the hospital’s delighted in being selected as the first in the South East Asia region to provide such an experience to its young patients.
He added, “This opportunity to work with LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is very much aligned with hospital vision to be the leading healthcare provider as Paediatric Centre. Together with LMR, KPJ Puteri will continuously undertake such Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects throughout the entire 2020 for inpatient and outpatient kids and underprivileged children”.
CS Lim, Finance Director of LMR explained that the Merlin’s Magic Wand is a children’s charity that supports children facing challenges of serious illness, disability or adversity around the world.
“We want to bring joy and excitement to the young patients at KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital through our LEGO-style activities that are fun yet educational, backed by our LEGO DNA of building creativity through play. This collaboration is a testament to LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort’s commitment to giving back to the community around us.
We are delighted to collaborate with KPJ Puteri carry CSR projects in year 2020 by welcoming the children and their families to LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort and build amazing memories with their loved ones.”