How do you aid a person recovering from illness? You send them a heartfelt collection to speed healing. Here’s what to put in a get well gift basket.

Healthy decisions

Helping any person to recover through sending a customized gift can be quite subjective. First, start with the main how to make a gift basket article so you know how to create this heartwarming design.

On one hand, you want to include delicious food items in this inviting collection. On the other hand, you don’t want to add anything that creates a new sickness for the receiver or something that sends the person back to the hospital.

Gifts are a bit easier. Still, it’s important to choose gifts that are specific for the person’s gender and age. Stickers are fun for adolescents but unnecessary for adults. All of this points to the need for an essential balance in what you select. Best of all, this is a design you can handle no matter who receives it.

Other gift options you offer can be cross promoted for recovery giving. Review your tea and spa designs as possible alternatives.

Many ways to market

Individuals are one group of customers who order this gift. However, do not overlook corporations. When an employee requires hospitalization, your gift will be key to their recovery, so be sure to let your corporate clients know you have get well gifts for employees.

Also, this collection may be the perfect addition in hospital gift shops. Contact the gift shop manager to learn if what you offer is something they can sell briskly in-store, providing you with another revenue stream.

Get well containers

  • Inverted umbrella
  • Doctor’s bag
  • First-aid box
  • Tray with side handles
  • Soup bowl

What to put in a get well gift basket

  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Deck of cards
  • Soup
  • Plush animal
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Biscuits
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Cocoa
  • Honey
  • Water
  • Preserves
  • Tissues
  • Fruit
  • Drink mug
  • Soup mug
  • Slippers
  • Pill container

Partial content list from the book, How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, by Shirley George Frazier. Get Well gift basket design featured in the book, The Gift Basket Design Book, by Shirley George Frazier.