11th September 2018

Get Well Soon Gift Ideas

All anyone really wants when they are feeling ill, is to get better. Until that happens, we all want some tender love and care, we want to be cared for and soothed as much as possible. If someone in your life is not feeling their best and you are stuck for gift ideas, then you’ve come to the right place.

In the following post we will look at some great ideas for get well soon gifts that can help that may not make that person feel better or cure them, but will at least put a smile on their face and let them know they are in your thoughts.


Obvious one, we know. We couldn’t do a list about gifts designed to lift an ill person’s spirits without mentioning flowers. Although it may seem a little old hat, it is a tried and tested gift that never goes out of style. Especially if you choose an arrangement with some of their favourite flowers or blooms and lots of bright and vibrant colours.

Visit Them in Person

This is not always viable if you live a long distance away from the person. However, it cannot be said enough how potent it can be for lifting their spirits and helping them forget their pains and illness by spending time with them. If you are unable to do so in person, you could give them a call on the phone or even better, use one of the modern video call options so many smartphones, tablets and computers have these days,

Gift Basket

A gift basket can be an amazingly simple way to put a smile on the face of someone who is perhaps bed-ridden or just feeling a bit down in the dumps about their illness. Invest in one with lots of healthy and tasty treats, especially making sure there are some of their favourites in there and it will undoubtedly have a positive impact on their emotional and psychological well-being.


Cards are another tried and tested option like that of flowers and visits, but the reason they are used so often is because their effectiveness is undeniable. At the very least, the thought is that you should send a card. The images you choose on the cover and words you choose on the inside can all have a positive impact and are just a great way of showing that you are thinking of the individual.

Do Some Chores For them

When we feel ill, whether it is an actual physical condition or an emotional one, our chores get pushed to the side and forgotten about. One great way to help lift someone’s mood or at least make their life a little easier when they are feeling down or ill, is arranging to do some chores for them. Even if it’s going to their house and doing some light housework like dusting and hoovering or washing up their dishes, they will appreciate the gesture and it will lift a burden from their shoulders.

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