“Caring is everything nothing matters but caring” (Baron. F. Von. Hugel)
- Caring is being willing and able to nurture others (Leimnger).
- Caring is one of life’s essential ingredients: It may be the most essential ingredient (E.O.Bevis).
- Caring is the basis of nursing.
- Caring is not an abstract concept but is demonstrated by nurses in various ways.
- Caring is commitment.
- Caring is interpreted by many as being a moral imperative. Through caring for other human beings, ultimately human dignity is protected, enhanced, and preserved.
- Caring is the very heart of nursing.
- Caring is very personal, and thus its expression will differ for each client.
- Caring means responding to others as unique individuals, sensing their emotions, and accepting them as they are unconditionally.
- Caring preserves human dignity in a cure – dominated health – care – system.
- One of the foundational concepts of caring as a science is: CARING FOR THE WHOLE PERSON – also known as ‘transpersonal Caring’ holistic nursing. We also refer to it as ‘high-touch-nursing’.
- Caring is creating an environment of hope and trust, understanding the meaning of the experience to the patient and family.
- Caring means ‘being with’ the patient not just ‘doing things’ for the patient.
- Caring is the moral ideal that guides nurses through the care giving process, and knowledgeable caring is the highest form of commitment (Watson 1995).
- Caring involves being assertive and responsible.
- Caring is situation – specific.
- Caring includes an ongoing commitment to sharpening knowledge and skills to identify care needs and nursing actions that will bring about positive change while protecting and enhancing human dignity.
- Caring emphasizes a patient’s individuality.
- Caring is central to the nursing practice.
- Caring actualizes a cherished value in nursing : the individualization of client care.
- Caring is at the heart of a nurses ability to work with people in a respectful and therapeutic way.
- True caring emphasizes the nurses enabling presence
- The most completely human thing about nurses is ‘caring’
- Caring is ‘touching grace itself’
- Caring is the ‘why’ of nursing
- Caring means – sharing the patient’s experiences, sharing faith and sharing life – life which struggles for recovery, for normalcy
- Caring makes a connection with another human being and breaks down the alienation that not caring creates.
- All persons are caring, although not all actions are caring.
- Caring means caring for the patient, the patient’s family, patient’s relatives and all significant others.
- Caring is delivering quality holistic care to all persons without discrimination.
CARING INCLUDES EVERYONE.
- Caring means, setting aside all negative feelings, not criticizing but rendering holitistic care to all.
- Caring means talking to the patient’s family, relatives, teaching them, also caring enough for their concerns, fears and stress.
- Caring is providing the must valuable kind of care to the needy and sick.
- Caring is a personal as well as a professional behavior.
- Caring means, helping you co-workers and colleagues to perform and to give in their best.
- Meeting the challenges of caring for another human being is the highest form of caring.
- Caring is meeting the needs of the sick and suffering fellow being.
- Caring is bringing into every interaction, compassion and responsible behavior and high ideals of caring and nursing.
- Caring is using healing arts with skill, knowledge, compassion and understanding, promptly and as and when required.
- Caring is respecting the patient as a person.
- Caring means being a sensitive and compassionate listener.
- Caring is creating healing environments’ for persons under your care.
- Caring means helping the patient to empower himself/herself by giving them the right information, teaching them needed skills that make it possible for them to take control of their own lives and health.
- Caring therefore means creating empowering conditions for the people under your care.
- Caring is trusting your patient and helping the patient to achieve desired health goals.
- Caring calls for a philosophy of moral commitment toward protecting human dignity and preserving humanity (Watsm 1988)
- Caring means being both a high tech and a high-touch nurse and giving care with responsibility, with empathy and in an ethical way as and when required.
- Caring means to respect and support the religious or spiritual needs of the person under your care.
- Caring is consistent manner from shift to shift; day to day – with the help of responsible communication amongst care givers.
- Caring is being able to make a +ve, healing difference in the lives of people.
- Caring is creating an environment in the workplace which is conducive to healing
- Caring is always specific and relational for each nurse – client encounter
- Caring involves mutual give and take that develops as nurse and client begin to know and care for one another
- Caring is knowing your patient and undertaking the patient’s perception of illness
- Caring is the skillful and gentle performance of nursing procedures and it promotes security
- Caring is providing a sense of closeness – its being there and being with the patient
- Caring is the central theme of nursing care, nursing knowledge, and nursing practice (Madeline Leininger 1978)
- Caring is nursing the sick
- Caring improves human conditions and life processes
- Caring means meeting the patient’s perceived health care needs
- Caring is person – focused and nursing-focused care
- Caring is a common bond of persons situated in a state of being
- Caring is helping individuals to reach normalcy and independence that is essential to nursing. (Patricia Benner and Judith Wrubel 1989)
- Caring is the ability to develop trusting professional relationships with both patients and colleagues, relationships which enhance the worth and dignity of all concerned.
- Caring is respecting every single persons individuality
- Caring is understanding and being aware of the expression of life around you.
- Caring is promotion of health and hope.
- Caring is fighting discrimination it’s giving health and care with compassion and responsibility.
- Caring means reaching out to those most in need.
- Caring is to advocate, to also innovate and above all to care.
- Caring is ‘being there’ when life being and when it ends
- Caring is bringing alive the essence of humanity that forms us all.
- Caring is being a ‘healing presence’ in people’s lives
- Caring is harbouring a responsibility to other human beings
- Caring is the power to make a difference in another persons life (the one cared for)
- Caring is a bond that ties (humanity) people and nurses together
- Caring is one of the most fundamental human impulses to reach out and
care for those who are sick, frail, helpless or in distress
- Caring is understanding and accepting the essential dignity of every individual
- Caring is honouring the life of the spirit (atman) vkRek
- Caring is providing basic care and creating order and a sense of community, even in the most extreme and violent settings.
- Caring is to alleviate suffering and pain, to give health and hope also to give self respect
- Caring is believing that everyone deserves a fair chance at a healthy life; it means helping all persons to enjoy their basic Human Rights
- Caring is to seek out the most vulnerable people and to serve them.
- Caring is to approach the patient from a holistic perspective, it stresses on the importance of provider- patient partnerships and respectful communication
- Caring is to address the biopsycho-social and spiritual needs of patients who are receiving nursing care.
- Caring is voicing through action not words alone
- Caring is being responsible to the patient’s physical as well as psychological distress by listening and showing concern
- Caring is to provide social support to a patient who is alone without kith or kin
- Caring is building a relationship of trust and respect with people, even if they are culturally or economically different
- Caring is nursing and vice versa
- Caring is protecting life, saving life and also making life easier
- Caring is humankind’s commitment to care for all those in need for care. It also means caring for one another
- Caring is providing an honest human touch to lives in times of great distress.
- Caring is creating the conditions that will give people everywhere a fair chance at living healthy life.
Caring is important not only to the practice of nursing but also for the existence of humankind
Caring is to respect your own body and the body of all under your care as the ‘Temple of God’
‘When life is born
I welcome it,
The first to hold it;
I AM A NURSE
Caring is managing technology and at the same time providing, the ‘human face of health care’
Caring means- caring for the individuals body – even after the patients’ death, with respect gentleness and love.
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