The Smile4Wessex 'Wall of Smiles' is just that, a wall covered in smiles that is located directly adjacent to the main entrance to the Smile4Wessex Children's Neurosciences Centre. It provides a colourful addition to the unit, and an opportunity for individuals or organisations to leave a lasting message of support, to give thanks for the care a loved one received, or to remember someone special who is sadly no longer with us. You can also now find our second 'Wall of Smiles' on A Level, opposite the entrance to Neuro Outpatients .. this wall is purely dedicated to 'Adult Smiles'!
There is a maximum of 160 Smiles available on each wall, and each 'Smile' can be sponsored for just £100 with your personal message to a loved one.
Samples of the messages that can be dedicated are as follows, though we're happy to consider other messages.
'Smile4Jack - Mum & Dad' 'Love from Jill Patient & Family' 'Thanks from Jack & Jill' 'Keep Smiling - ACME Construction'
PLEASE NOTE: The maximum message size is up to three lines of text containing a maximum of 15 characters per line (including spaces). In consideration of the feelings of those parents/families whose own children may be receiving treatment on the unit for an acute illness, we trust you will understand that we CANNOT include messages that contain wording such as "in memory of ...." or "gone but not forgotten".
If you'd like to sponsor a Smile, simply click HERE to go straight to the Smile4Wessex Shop to make your purchase.
Alternatively, you can download a leaflet and order form in PDF format at the foot of this page.
In addition to the physical Wall of Smiles, an electronic replica can be accessed below, so your support can be seen online as well as by anyone visiting the ward. A more detailed message can be accessed (by clicking the + sign on each smile). Use the scroll arrows to view the next panel and scroll the page up and down to reveal more rows of Smiles.