Behind every patient in a hospital is a nurse who had dedicated his or her time to ensuring that the patient was well taken care of. Some nurses can put in as much as up to forty hours a week and some are responsible for multiple patients, so it can be said that nurses are just as hard working as their fellow doctors.
Nurse’s Day, which is May 6th, was proposed by Dorothy Sutherland of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1953. Nurse’s Day actually marks the beginning of what is known as National Nurses Week – the week runs from May 6th to May 12th, with the ending date being the birthdate of the famed founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. Nurse’s Day aims to recognize the dedication and efforts of nurses in addition to educating the public on the hard work nurses put in to the health industry. (more…)
Modern Super Heroes in scrubs, Nurses are the backbone of our Health Industry and are currently fighting on the front lines of this global COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone knows a nurse right now making sacrifices of self isolation from their friends and family, working day and night to keep us safe, and could definitely use some thanks. Nurses are special people and deserve all of our appreciation and support during these trying times.
This year, more than ever, Nurses Day is the perfect day to show your love and appreciation for that special Nurse. Nurses are caring, gentle, kind, patient and brave. Nurses can be a parent, a spouse, siblings, friends an Aunt or a cousin. How can you thank a nurse safely? Recognize your loved ones for their hard work and sacrifice with one of these safe NO CONTACT Nurses Day gift ideas:
Deliver a Homemade Meal or Groceries
Do you know a nurse working overtime? A nurse that has a family who is socially isolated to keep their family safe? During this global pandemic, performing the everyday task of preparing food or grocery shopping can be difficult and stressful. Help them out with a grocery delivery of pantry staples and fresh fruits and vegetables. If you don’t want to brave the grocery stores – use a grocery delivery service, just make sure someone is home to receive it! Prepare a signature homemade meal and deliver it safely to their doorstep. A gesture as small as this can really make a difference in their day!
Custom Character Coffee Mug
Nurses and Doctors are working around the clock to keep us safe and healthy. Bring a ray of brightness and laughter into their day, this Nurses Day with this quirky Custom Character Nurse Mug. Personalize it with their name, nickname or specialty to really make it a special Nurses Day gift. For a special treat, include their favorite coffee or tea for a mid-shift pick me up. This practical gift for nurses is something they will use for the rest of their careers!
Donate DIY PPE
With local private and state hospitals facing serious shortages of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) gear, many nurses are looking to DIY face masks and local donations to stay safe. A lot of us find ourselves with a lot more time on our hands now that we are locked down. If you are crafty and can sew, make use of that extra time with a DIY Medical Mask Pattern Tutorial that you can use at home. They don’t have to be perfect and you don’t have to be a couturier to help protect your local nurses. A quick google search of your local hospitals and clinics looking for donations can help you find where and how to donate them safely and appropriately.
Personalized Pen Set
Every nurse or healthcare professional could always use and appreciate a good pen. Something that they use every day, what more practical nurses gift is there? A personalized pen set is a mark of success and gratitude. Show your appreciation for their hard work with a RN Personalized Pen Set. Personalize with their name or nickname and their credentials so that every time they use it they are reminded of how special they are. This Pen and Pencil Set makes a perfect RN or nursing school graduation gift.
Heartfelt Thank You Plaque
Is there a special nurse in the family or a nurse that has personally helped you in the past and is working especially hard during this global crisis? A heartfelt thank you plaque is the perfect gift to express your gratitude for all they do. Personalize it with a heartfelt message of thanks or an inspirational quote to get them through this tough time. This plaque makes the perfect gift for them to display on their desk as a daily reminder of your gratitude.
Nurses Day is in May. Many of us will be spending Nurses Day at home in self isolation or lock down, mean while many nurses will be working. They work tirelessly to keep us safe and healthy. Show your appreciation and gratitude with a safe no contact Nurses Day gift idea. Find unique and practical Nurses Day gift ideas to ship directly to them for a special surprise! How will you celebrate Nurses Day 2020? How will you thank your local nurses? Comment your favorite no contact gift idea below!