How Your Support Helps
Our Wish List ranges from funding innovative medical research to purchasing vital equipment and upgrading services, your support will change the lives of Sunshine Coast patients and their families.
Accommodate a Family
Make a very real difference to families facing a health crisis. You can help a family stay together by providing a night’s stay at a Wishlist accommodation facility. Cost: $80 per night.
Delta Therapy Dog Program
Pet therapy touches humans psychologically, physically, mentally and emotionally. Fund a therapy dog for a year for just $1000.
Gympie Maternity Services
Improving the delivery of culturally-safe maternity services for Aboriginal & Torres Strait families at Gympie Hospital by installing Aboriginal artworks and vinyls. Cost: $3000
Help us fund calming wall art in two birthing suites at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital to create a a more comfortable environment. One suite will show an Aboriginal and Torres Strait theme and the other with a softer tone for women with fetal loss. Cost: $5,000 for each suite.
Child Continence Service
Children who require specialised continence services have previously had to travel to Brisbane but thanks to Wishlist funding, physiotherapy is now included within the multidisciplinary team at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Help us fund more equipment and resources for young patients. Cost: $7,825.
Equipment for Birth
Giving birth is a daunting experience, and can sometimes be traumatic. You can fund a HiPac chair to improve the comfort and pain for birthing women needing an epidural prior to birth. Cost: $9,790.
Loss of movement impacts physically and psychologically. The SCUH Rehabilitation Unit urgently need 3 manual wheelchairs ($7,070 each) to give patients the ability to move towards companionship, a glass of water or to sit in the sunshine without having to wait for busy nursing staff.
Gympie Emergency Department Quiet Room & Therapeutic Groups
A welcoming and relaxing environment in the quiet room in Gympie Emergency Department for mental health patients. Plus, support groups to help these patients by relaxing outdoors and gardening. $6,388.
Priority items over $10,000
The Calm Fairy helps anxious kids feel safe and calm in hospital. Ongoing funding is needed at $13,000 per year.
Point Of Care Ultrasound
You can make procedures for children better by helping us purchase a POCUS for the Children’s and Adolescent Unit. Cost: $33,500.
Interactive Waiting Room
An interactive waiting area in the Ambulatory Care Centre at SCUH for children. This waiting area will help distract children and lessen anxiety, boredom and fear while waiting to receive medical treatment. Cost: $70,000.
Loss of movement impacts physically and psychologically. The SCUH Rehabilitation Unit urgently need 3 electric wheelchairs ($17,299 each) to give patients the ability to move towards companionship, a glass of water or to sit in the sunshine without having to wait for busy nursing staff.
Garden Shade Sail
Music soothes the soul. Ongoing funding is needed to continue this program for palliative patients and create a lasting memory for families. Cost: $43,000 per year.
DV Social Worker
In a world where homes should be sanctuaries, many suffer in silence. With your help, we can fund a dedicated SCHHS Social Worker to share vital information of high-risk Domestic and Family Violence cases with other agencies, including police, child safety, support services and more. Cost: $240,000 for three years.
Bring laughter and smiles to sick children at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Help continue this $200,800 program.
You or your business can sponsor a local research project and be kept up to date with the project progression and have the researcher provide regular updates to you, your team and your supporters. Email us at email@example.com to find out more
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