Compassionion: A Critique Of Compassion
This paper will critique Bramley and Matiti (2014) paper exploring compassion. This article shows the importance of developing and practicing compassionate care whilst in education and also throughout the careers of nurses.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC), (2014) stated that reports and recommendations in regards to compassions refer largely to nursing care. They believe as individuals we should collectively as teams make strides to ensure that we provide safe, effective and compassionate care.
This essay will follow Holland and Rees qualitative research framework (2010). This framework allows a critique of compassion as a key skill to nursing and as a feature of nurse education. This framework will afford insight into the quality …show more content…
Sandelowski (2006) suggested that volume of data can be divided without manipulating the number of qualitative research reports or duplicating information using temporal, thematic, events and subjects. Basic themes emerged after data reduction had been achieved. It had become noticeable that the narrative data which created the basic themes could be associated with the facilitator and also the inhibitors to compassion. With this type of analysis, it is vital that the main statements are identified. This research allows for the Bramley and Matiti to interpret and theorise from the whole story rather than breaking it down into categories. The research conducted reaffirmed that some of the patients believed that their personal experience could offer valuable learning for nurses in regards to …show more content…
Evidence-based practice has defined compassion and described it to how a patient perceives the care they receive, and that it can be personalised for each patient, an important aspect of one patient may not be justified by another. Gordon (2006) states that compassion is a process that can be nurtured through attention to patient-centred assessment and planning of care.
When in practice using a structured discussion with the patient allows for an understanding of the patients’ needs and expectations. If the patients are unable to participate due to the various reason, for example, sedation we should act in the patient 's best interest and involve family and carers about their wishes and