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Concept 33

Caring Interventions

People, relationships and things matter. Caring
Involves the connection, mutual recognition and involvement. Caring Practice
This Philosopher proposed that to care for another person is to help him or her grow and achieve self-actualization. Milton Mayeroff
Understanding the other's needs and how to respond to the needs. Knowing
Moving back and forth between the immediate and long-term meanings of behavior, while taking the past into consideration. Alternating Rhythms
Enables the other to grow in his or her own way and time. Patience
Includes an awareness and openness to one's own feelings as well as genuine caring for the other. Honesty
Involves letting go, to allow the other to grow. Trust
Acknowledging that there is always more to learn, and that learning may come form any source. Humility
Belief in the possibilities of the other's growth. Hope
The sense of going into the unknown, informed by insight from past experiences. Courage
Nursing that focuses on both the differences and similarities among persons in diverse cultures. Transcultural Nursing
Caring is the essence of nursing and the distinct, dominant, central and unifying focus of nursing. Leininger's Culture Care Diversity and Universality
Caring in nursing is contextual and is influenced by the organizational structure. Ray's Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
Philosophical concept proposes that caring is the human mode of being. Most common, authentic criterion of humanness. The 6 Cs; Compassion, Confidence, Competence, Conscience, Commitment and Comportment. Roach's Theory - Caring, the Human Mode of Being
Awareness if one's relationship to others, sharing their joys, sorrows, pain, and accomplishments. Participation in the experience of another. Roach's Compassion
Having the knowledge, judgement, skills, energy, experience and motivation to adequately respond to others within the demands of professional responsibilities. Roach's Competence
The quality that fosters trusting relationships. Comfort with self, client and family. Roach's Confidence
Morals, ethics and an informed sense of right and wrong. Awareness of personal responsibility. Roach's Conscience
Convergence between one's desires and obligations and the deliberate choice to act in accordance with them. Roach's Commitment
Appropriate demeanor, dress and language that are in harmony with a caring presence. Presenting oneself as someone who respects others and in turn demands respect. Roach's Comportment
The purpose of the discipline and profession of nursing is to know the individuals and nurture them as individuals in a caring environment. Boykin and Schoenhofer: Nursing as Caring
Views caring as the essence and the moral ideal of nursing. Whereby the end is protection, enhancement and preservation of human dignity. Watson's Theory of Human Care
Caring is the essence of excellence in nursing. A relationship in which caring is primary because it sets up the possibility of giving and receiving help. Benner and Wrubel: The Primacy of Caring
Knowing that ranges from factual, observable events to theoretical analysis. (studying scientific models, objective observation) Empirical Knowing
The art of nursing as expressed by the individual nurse through his or her creativity and style in meeting the needs of the clients. (Compassion, empathy, holism, sensitivity. Appreciation of the uniqueness of the individual) Aesthetic Knowing
Knowing that promotes wholeness and integrity int he personal encounter, achieves engagement rather than detachment and denies the manipulative or impersonal approach. (reflection of one's own actions and feelings in practice) Personal Knowing
Knowing that focuses on matters of what ought to be done, and goes beyond simply following the ethical codes of the discipline. (resolving conflicting values and beliefs) Ethical Knowing
Being present, being there or just being with a client. Sharing meanings, feelings and lived experiences of a client. Presencing
Helping oneself grow and actualize one's possibilities. Caring for self
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