Ronald McDonald House Program
For Western Australian families with seriously ill children requiring medical treatment in Perth, RMHC WA provides them with quality supported accommodation 24/7, 365 days a year through the Ronald McDonald House Program.
Ronald McDonald House Nedlands
The 47-bedroom Nedlands House is located at the QEII Medical Centre, home to Perth Children’s Hospital.
The House is comprised of four different types of rooms. These range from fully self-contained isolation units, rooms equipped with wheelchair accessible bathrooms, larger spaced rooms and standard rooms.
In 2021, 1,094 new and returning families accessed a total of 13,553 nights of supported accommodation. Children and families in our care stay for an average of 8 days at the Nedlands House.
Ronald McDonald House Perth Children’s Hospital
RMHC WA provides supported accommodation within Perth Children’s Hospital for parents and guardians of children in intensive care.
Working closely with the hospital’s medical team, our Family Liaison Officers at our ‘PCH House’ understand the difficult and complex experience of having a critically ill child in indefinite treatment.
The 14 bedroom House boasts exceptional quality in a peaceful environment providing ease of access to their child day and night.
In 2020, 668 new and returning families were provided with 4,363 nights of supported accommodation. The average stay is 6 nights.
RMHC WA aims to service every WA family who requires our support. To aid increased demand for supported accommodation, we have partnered with local accommodation providers within close proximity to Perth Children’s Hospital, to offer alternate accommodation solutions for WA families when our Ronald McDonald Houses are at capacity.
In 2021, 42 new and returning families accessed a total of 654 nights of supported alternative accommodation. Children and families housed in alternate accommodation stay for an average of 18 nights.