The Resource Providing compassionate health care : challenges in policy and practice, edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard and Christos Lionis

Providing compassionate health care : challenges in policy and practice, edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard and Christos Lionis

Label
Providing compassionate health care : challenges in policy and practice
Title
Providing compassionate health care
Title remainder
challenges in policy and practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard and Christos Lionis
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with the self-management of chronic disorders and can more easily overcome anxiety associated with various disorders, this book looks at how good care can be put back into the process of caring. Beginning with an introduction to the historical va
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
610.73/7069
Index
index present
LC call number
R697.A4
LC item number
P76 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge advances in health and social policy
Label
Providing compassionate health care : challenges in policy and practice, edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard and Christos Lionis
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Introducing the concept of compassion; 1 Understanding compassion: the tangled roots of compassion: historical origins, modern day reflections and concerns; 2 Compassion in nursing history: attending to the patient's basic human needs with kindness; Part II Theoretical and therapeutic approaches to compassion; 3 Empathy, stress and compassion: resonance between the caring and the cared
  • 10 Compassionate Clowning: improving the quality of life of people with dementia: a playful compassionate approach from the Hearts & Minds 'Elderflowers'11 Compassionate care of patients with diabetes mellitus: a personal account; 12 The health impact of financial crisis: omens of a Greek tragedy; Part IV Organizational issues; 13 How good people can offer bad care: understanding the wider factors in society that encourage non-compassionate care; 14 Current initiatives for transforming organizational cultures and improving the patient experience
  • 15 Understanding and protecting against compassion fatiguePart V Concluding section; 16 Can compassionate care be taught? Experiences from the Leadership in Compassionate Care Programme, Edinburgh Napier University and NHS Lothian; Conclusion; Glossary; Index
  • 4 Who cares for the carers? Keeping compassion alive in care systems, cultures and environments: a psychologically minded approach5 Experiential learning and compassionate care: encouraging changes in values, beliefs and behaviour; 6 Compassionate care: the theory and the reality; 7 Compassionate journeys and end-of-life care; Part III The implementation and impact of compassion in healthcare; 8 Encouraging a focus on compassionate care within general practice/family medicine; 9 Care, compassion and ideals: patient and health care providers' experiences
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ocn887802547
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 281 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315890180
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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628660
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not applicable
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.b34669632
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)887802547
  • ebl1134501153

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