Resources at your fingertips
The Family Resource Center is located on the first floor of Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center – Temple, across from Admitting and adjacent to the Ronald McDonald Family Room. We offer information services for patients and their families, as well as for our staff.
To reach a librarian at the Family Resource Center at our pediatric hospital, please call us at 254.935.4116.
Information provided by the Family Resource Center is not a substitute for consultation with a health professional. The resources listed may not be all that is available on a subject.
Services for families
- Information packets delivered to patient rooms or sent via email
- Librarian available to answer questions and offer research assistance
- Three computers with internet and word processing capabilities
- Printer and telephone
- 24/7 access to computer workstations
The GetWell Network seamlessly transforms the in-room TV into an interactive information, communication and entertainment platform.
Patients and parents benefit from:
- Viewing prescribed health education specific to their condition on demand
- Watching healing, spiritual and meditative content on demand
- The ability to request direct assistance from patient support departments
- Providing real-time feedback through requests and surveys
- Enjoying premium entertainment with cable television, movies, music, Internet, email and games.
Because of the useful information and health education delivered over the GetWell Network at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center – Temple, patients and families are better prepared for both scheduled procedures and discharge. Patients may be less prone to issues after discharge and can experience better outcome.
The Family Resource Center maintains a list of useful sites on its public computers. Be aware that not all health information found online is reliable. Family Resource Center staff members are happy to provide guidance with evaluating websites. Remember to consult your healthcare team at our pediatric hospital before following any medical advice found on the internet.
Family Resource Center information request
Staff members at our children's hospital in Temple are available to assist with your information requests Monday through Friday during business hours.
Requested information is generally available within one business day. You may also visit the Family Resource Center at any time to conduct your own research.