In Turkey child education in hospitals had commenced to be a topic of discussion in 1975. Although education of these children hadn’t yet reached a satisfactory level, each year new progress was achieved.
The principal objective was to reduce the fear, the stress and difficulties of interaction that a hospitalized child can have with health personnel.
SOURCE: Polaino-Lorente, A., & Lizasoain, O. (1992). La pedagogía hospitalaria en Europa:
la historia reciente de un movimiento pedagógico innovador. Psicothema, 4(1), 49-67.