Valuing compassion through definition and measurement.

Dewar, Belinda, Pullin, Simon and Tocheris , Ria (2011) Valuing compassion through definition and measurement. Nursing Management , 17 (9). pp. 32-37. ISSN 1354-5760

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    The Leadership in Compassionate Care programme aims to embed compassionate care in practice and education. This article describes a project within the programme that explores with staff, patients and families the meaning of compassion and how this can be measured. The project has involved developing practice statements from noticing the aspects of compassionate care that work well. Staff were provided with support to consider, develop and implement actions
    that would help ensure consistency in developing compassionate care

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 1354-5760
    Additional Information: no DOI
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Patient satisfaction; Professional-Patient relations; caring;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences > School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health > 610.7 Medical education, research & nursing > 610.73 Nursing
    Library of Congress Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
    Item ID: 5741
    Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
    Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 14:26
    Last Modified: 14 Nov 2012 14:26

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