Ava’s Vision

Short Term Goals for Ava’s Wish, Inc.

Ava’s Wish will work with the pediatric intensive care unit at the University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. The organization will provide tote bags for pediatric patients and their families that have been affected by head trauma or related disorders.

The tote bags will be delivered twice a month and will include:

  • Informational material on starting a meal calendar (Care Calendar)
  • Informational material on setting up a Caring Bridge web site (www.caringbridge.org)
  • Journal for keeping track of information obtained during hospital stay. Can also be used to document patients hospitalization
  • Blanket to provide comfort to patient while hospitalized

Board members will meet with patients and family members to provide support during life altering events.  Efforts may include reading to the patient or providing respite for family members while the patient is hospitalized.

Long Term Goals for Ava’s Wish, Inc.

Partnership with University Children’s Health to design and incorporate an aesthetically pleasing Trauma Waiting Area within University Hospital.

Partnership with University Children’s Health to design & incorporate a Pediatric Rehab unit within University Hospital.  The goal behind the design will be to make for an aesthetically pleasing environment in which patients and family members can manuever through the rehabilitative stages in a positive, comfortable and goal oriented environment with a positive outcome.

For more information, please contact us at info@avaswish.org.