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Uncle Bob's Hospital Visit

Uncle Bob's Hospital Visit

| 14 min

When unexpected illness lands Uncle Bob in the hospital, he's transported from his safe and familiar surroundings to a foreign and chaotic new world. As his stay lengthens, his spirits and health decline until his former life is just a distant memory. It takes a special visit from a special visitor to motivate him to get well. This animated short is a charming look at the importance of cheer, hope and love in the healing process.

  • animator
    JoDee Samuelson
  • writer
    JoDee Samuelson
  • director
    JoDee Samuelson
  • producer
    Kent Martin
  • narration
    Stan Carew
  • sound design
    Normand Roger
  • music
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • voice
    Rob MacLean
    Laurel Smyth
  • sound mixer
    Jean Paul Vialard
    Shelley Craig
  • sound recording
    Alexander Rosborough
    David B. Ward
  • digital image consultant
    Susan Gourley
    Pierre Plouffe
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • translation
    France Gladu
  • titles
    JoDee Samuelson
  • technical coordinator
    Steve Hallé
  • production supervisor
    Patricia Coughran
  • centre administrator
    John William Lutz
  • production coordination
    Vanessa Larsen
    Stephanie Coolen
  • marketing manager
    Amy Stewart Gallant


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Ages 10 to 17

Study Guide - Guide 1

Ethics and Religious Culture - Ethical Values
Family Studies/Home Economics - Aging/Death and Dying
Health/Personal Development - Disease Prevention
Health/Personal Development - Human Growth and Development
Social Studies - Contemporary Issues

Some families must make difficult choices in order to care for aging relatives. Have students reflect upon a time when someone in their life (i.e., family, friend, pet) was sick and how their family adapted to the situation. What steps can students take, even at an early age, to stay heart healthy? Discuss how it might feel to be in a hospital with a serious illness? Have students brainstorm what they could do to brighten a patient’s day.

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