Since nurses are a crucial part of the health care system, the week of May 5-12 has been dedicated to them. So what can people do to show their appreciation for the men and women who help the sick and injured. We’ve outlined a few different ways to say “thank you” to your favorite nurse.
1. Write a letter.
Sure, a Facebook message is definitely easier, but nothing beats a handwritten letter. For those who aren’t good with words, buy a card.
2. Send flowers.
Spring has sprung and flowers are abundant in most states this time of year. Show your nurse you care with a bouquet of flowers. Have them sent to his or her department.
3. Coffee, coffee and more coffee.
Most nurses work long, grueling hours and there’s nothing better than a little caffeine boost. If you don’t know the type of coffee the person likes, get a $5 gift card.
4. Buy a bottle of wine.
Nurses like to kick back and relax too! Now all you need to do is find out if she or he likes a bottle of red or a bottle of white.
5. Bake a treat.
Cookies, cupcakes and brownies are a sweet and personal way to show appreciation.
6. Buy a picture frame.
A picture frame is something that’s cost effective and will last. Sweeten the deal by adding a picture of your nurse and his or her patient.
7. Give a compliment.
Praise goes a long way.
8. Simply say “thank you.”
It’s as easy as that.
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