The 3 Wishes Project aims to improve the end-of-life experience for patients, families and clinicians by fulfilling three wishes for a dying patient and his or her loved ones. We hope that by offering an opportunity to honor the patient’s life and create a meaningful end-of-life memory, we can help support families during a difficult and stressful time in their lives.
Together, the patient, their loved ones and their care team can:
Patients in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and their loved ones can speak to their nurse about requesting wishes through the 3 Wishes Project.
Examples of wishes that have assisted patients and families include:
To provide better care for your loved one, we would like to know more about them as a person. Please consider the following questions when discussing your wishes with us:
Support the 3 Wishes Project
The 3 Wishes Project is funded by a grant from the CSU Institute for Palliative Care and generous donations from families and individuals who support the mission of the project. If you would like to donate, please go to giving.ucla.edu/3WishesProgram.
To learn more, email [email protected].