Essay on Healing Hospital : A Daring Paradigm
Components of a Healing Hospital
Eberst (2008), describes a Healing Hospital as one that is staffed by caregivers with a servants heart in an environment that the patient feels safe and secure. A Healing Hospital must have three components including;
Physical Environment Layout of the physical space should promote patient recovery through a quiet relaxing atmosphere. The physical design of a hospital impacts how care is delivered as well as overall healing of the patient (Eberst 2008).
Radical Loving Care Radical loving care is a concept first introduced by Erie Chapman as a “continuous chain of loving care – kindness and skill from every care giver (including leaders) and to every patient.” (Chapman, 2005, p.10). This concept leads to a culture of compassionate care through both the physical and spiritual needs of every patient.
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