No doubt, nurses are the backbone of the medical field. The health of patients apropos 50% rely on their care for them. The way they treat patients and tutelage for them is not as easy as one sees. So to the gratitude for their services health care department, every year celebrates nurse appreciation week from 6th May to 12th May. Their dedication and work are not usual, so we must celebrate the week with unique and loving ideas. Most people are not aware, what are the best ideas to celebrate nurse appreciation week in 2021 in a memorable way? We brought some best, most unique, and most loving ideas to salute the nurse’s appreciation week marvelously as gratefulness.
All we know is that although the nurse’s work is more than appreciation but this upcoming week will be extra special than all. We have been passing through an epidemic era of Covid19 since February 2020. This era is unyielding for all of us, but nurses are doctors paying more than us. They are anguishing every patient day & night without thinking about their own lives and family. So it’s their right to appreciate them on the appreciation week in the best way they deserve. There are many ways to thank them for their fight against the disease.
History of Celebration of Appreciation Week from 6th-12th May:
I don’t think one week will be enough for the appreciation of the work of nurses. Their services are more valuable, and we can’t thank them only in one week. 12th May is the birthday of Florence Nightingale that was the pioneer of modern nursing. That’s why the week celebrations ended on her birthday. She was a marvelous lady who served humanity in the best way.
You can spread this nurse’s week with the following hashtags worldwide. #ThanksNurses, #NursesWeek, #HappyNursesWeek, etc.
The Best Ideas for Nurses Appreciation Week:
Many appreciation ideas will delight them and make them feel special. You will observe when you appreciate them and & them for fighting with you in the patient’s survival and struggle of life. They will return this love to you with a passive devotion to their profession.
Decoration in their perspective areas:
The first adorable way is to make decorations in the nurse’s staff room and working areas the whole week. It is the best way to feel fresh and extraordinary.
Arrange the Themed Decorations for the Whole Week
Gift them outstanding cards or cut different shape cards and uniquely decorate them. Then put appreciation quotes on them such as “nurses are the shining stars” or “health is impossible without the nurses” & keep them in their respective wards.
Plan Events & Dinner for Them:
Arrange community-oriented dinners, lunches, and events for senior, junior & student nurses in honor of their particular services.
Plan funny and other informative week activities for nurses to provide them healthy and stress-free moments.
Arrange a picnic party or get-together for all the staff. Listen about their life experiences & encourage them to tell their issues and solve them in the best way.
Arrange health care programs for nurses and allow free blood screening for their health.
Bulletin Board Ideas:
You can also arrange bulletin boards with RN’s pictures on them. Then shout out publicly to give their good remarks about nurses. It is the best funny and entertaining way to please them.
Gifts are the best way to express thanking feelings. There are many gifts that you can give your nursing staff, such as
You can send them the bouquet separately at their home address or in their particular working areas.
You can also send them canned food, sweets, and cakes with their picture on them.
Handmade gifts, and others such as bags, scrubs uniforms, stationery, travel mugs, and T-shirts, are the best gifts for them.
The duty hours of nurses are more stressful than others. So if you provide them custom massages, it will be good for their health and mind.
Moreover, to find their inner talent, you can also arrange game contests like nurses bingo or nurses Olympic for them. It will be best to change their mind from stress. They will come to you as their best version.
At the end of the week, you can also reward the best one for their services.
Take group photos with your staff and realize that they are vital to your hospital and patients. Furthermore, publish the pictures in a local newspaper and appreciate their working and caring publicly.