Date: August 24, 2013

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Caring is touching Grace itself.

“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 important not only to the practice of nursing but also for the existence of humankind

    • 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 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 to respect your own body and the body of all under your care as the ‘Temple of God’

    • 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
    • ‘When life is born
      I welcome it,
      My Hands
      The first to hold it;
      I Serve
      I Nurture
      I Nourish
      I Care
      I AM A NURSE

    • 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 managing technology and at the same time providing, the ‘human face of health care’

    • 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 means- caring for the individuals body – even after the patients’ death, with respect gentleness and love.

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