Our healthcare workers need support and love especially during this time of pandemic. Working in the front lines can be very taxing. The stress of day to day work can take a toll on their physical, emotional, and mental well-being. So, how can we help them make their day a little brighter? In this blog, we listed some ideas for appreciation gifts for healthcare workers. Simple tokens of gratitude will certainly make them feel loved and appreciated.
We have divided the gifts into different categories: for relaxation, activities to look forward to, personal care, and healthcare supplies.
18 Appreciation Gifts for Healthcare Workers
1. Scented Candles
If you want to create a relaxing mood at home, scented candles are what you need. The warm glow and the relaxing scent are sure to help you relieve stress. Quote product code ODM-2765 when contacting our team.
Like scented candles, oil diffusers can help the body relieve stress. According to studies, different scents can have different effects on the body. For instance, lavender promotes relaxation and sleep, while chamomile is good for the respiratory system. Product ODM-2674 combines the relaxing benefits of an aroma diffuser and the functionality of a Bluetooth speaker.
Bubble baths, scented candles, and a relaxing playlist are sometimes enough to create a positive ambiance at home. What is great with Bluetooth speakers is that they can be easily connected to any device and play music on demand. Furthermore, designs can be customized to suit your brand message. Product code ODM-2148.
4. Stress Toys
Our nurses are always faced with stressful and anxiety-inducing situations at the hospital. Pent up stress can cause serious health problems such as headaches, poor metabolism, and respiratory illnesses. Stress toys are a great way to reduce tension in the body and reduce anxiety. But did you know that using stress balls can also help heal scar tissues on the hand? Quote product code ODM-173 when contacting our team to know how we can help to customize these products.
5. Coloring Book
Adult coloring books are all the rage today! Not only are they fun to use, but they can also help relax the mind. What are the therapeutic benefits of coloring books? They help calm the nerves and shift the focus away from stressful events in the workplace. This coloring book also comes with coloring pencils. Keen on customizing this product? Quote product code ODM-2934 when contacting our team.
6. Yoga Mat
Just because they are always in the hospital does not mean they should neglect their quiet time. Meditation is a great way to relax the mind and body. It promotes flexibility and at the same time, release tension from the body.
7. Hand Massager
Massaging the hands can give quick relief to tired palms and joints in the hand. It is also said that pressing certain massage points can help increase the blood flow in certain parts of the body. This hand massager makes a great gift for healthcare workers as well as other essential workers such as drivers, f&b staff, hotel staff, and cashiers.
8. Massage Gun
This is certainly one of the best gifts you can give healthcare workers. The massage gun will help relieve muscle pains due to long hours of working. Stress and anxiety can have physical manifestations including muscle pains. What this gun does is help loosen up stiff muscles and promote flexibility. For inquiries, quote product code ODM-2779.
9. Hand Cream
Frequent handwashing with soap and the use of alcohol and sanitizers are important to keep your hands clean. However, some people have sensitive skin. Strong chemicals may dry out their hands. A hand cream makes an ideal gift for healthcare workers because this helps lock in moisture and keeps hands healthy.
10. Portable UV Light Sanitizer
To successfully combat COVID 19, we have to make sure that all our valuable items including our wallets, keys, and smartphones are clean and germ-free. Gifting our front liners with this product gives them additional protection against disease-causing germs and viruses.
Why health workers will love it? The branded UV light sanitizer is portable, lightweight, and just fits perfectly inside the bag. This allows them to disinfect their phones and personal belongings before and after they work.
Show your appreciation towards our nurses by gifting them with a multifunctional bag. There are so many ways to customize a bag to express your sincere gratitude for their service. You can add safety functions to keep their belongings safe. You can even get your message printed on the bag for a more personalized feel.
When you feel good, you feel more motivated to work hard even more. This is why a pair of comfortable socks is a valuable gift that you can give to our health workers. You can either keep it simple with plain colors, or spice them up with fun designs. High-quality and breathable materials should be the top consideration when manufacturing socks.
13. Water Bottle
Gifting our essential workers with a water bottle is one way to show our appreciation. We all know that drinking plenty of water is vital for the immune system. You can either print your logo or message of appreciation to add a personal touch to your gifts.
14. Lunch Box
Make sure that our health workers seat healthy by offering a branded lunchbox. This will encourage hem to eat healthy and not to skip meals. We particularly love this bamboo bento style lunchbox because it reminds us of the Japanese traditional lunch box. It’s sustainable and really unique, something everyone will be proud to have. Furthermore, you can offer them together with bamboo cutlery.
Activities to Look Forward to
15. Biking Accessories
Giving them high-quality biking accessories is one way to give them hope for the future. Bike bags, helmets, and other accessories practically tell them that this season shall soon pass and we can go back to enjoying the great outdoors.
16. Gift Certificates, Vouchers, and Stored Value Cards
Doctors, nurses, and hospital workers can use the gift certificates to buy new clothes, pamper themselves at the spa, or get their hair treated at the salon. This will give them something to look forward to. Stored Value Cards are also a great marketing gift to give our selfless healthcare workers. Offer a free custom card holder for their vouchers and loyalty cards to make the gift look more presentable.
To find out more about our promotional card holders, feel free to send us an inquiry and quote product code ODM-2365. Check out our magazine for more examples.
17. Food Certificates
Our front line workers will certainly appreciate this gift because they can use it to order food from their favorite restaurants or fast food chains.
18. Healthcare Supplies
Personal hygiene supplies and personal protective equipment are among the best gifts you can give our health workers and other essential workers. Donating PPEs and personal hygiene kits to hospitals is one way of showing your heartfelt appreciation. Check out our COVID 19 cost price index to learn more about these pieces of protective equipment.
Of course, the best gift we can give them is to stay at home and stay healthy. However, we also need to show them how much we value their sacrifices through simple tokens of appreciation. These gifts will surely bring them instant happiness and relief. Most importantly, knowing that we are just behind them will motivate them to take care of themselves.
Are you in need of appreciation gifts for your employees, essential workers, and customers? Then, get in touch with ODM.
We have years of experience in the promotional product industry so you can expect us to deliver high-quality custom promotional merchandise, marketing gifts, and business giveaways. If you are interested in any of the products presented above, do not hesitate to drop us an email of inquiry. Cite the product codes when contacting our team.
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