Term Wish Foundations
Code LH-6300.9500
Definition Programs that grant wishes which will enrich the lives of people who are unable to fulfill them on their own, e.g., a visit to Disneyland, an opportunity to meet a film star or sports personality or a reunion with family members. Also included are programs that arrange trips or other experiences for individuals and groups. Most wish fulfillment programs serve children and adults who are terminally or gravely ill. Other populations may include seniors, veterans and individuals who are chronically or seriously ill, physically challenged or abused.
Created 12/9/10
Changed 6/23/14
Use References Make A Wish Programs
Wishes
Wish Foundation
Wish Granting Organizations
See Also References Patient/Family Morale Boosting Programs (LH-6300.6500)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Patient & Family Support (NTE E86)
Wish Foundation Programs (NPC E08.11)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Disabilities
Early Childhood Programs/Services
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Facet Organization/Facility Type
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