Healing Through Communication: The Practice of Caring / Edition 1

Healing Through Communication: The Practice of Caring / Edition 1

by Carol Leppanen Montgomery
     
 

Montgomery offers a theory of caring, grounded in both clinical practice and theory, that advances caring as an intrinsic part of nursing. Demonstrating the depth and complexity of caring communication, she describes the qualities and behavioral manifestations needed to communicate caring to the patient, while admitting the emotional risks facing caregivers. A

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Overview

Montgomery offers a theory of caring, grounded in both clinical practice and theory, that advances caring as an intrinsic part of nursing. Demonstrating the depth and complexity of caring communication, she describes the qualities and behavioral manifestations needed to communicate caring to the patient, while admitting the emotional risks facing caregivers. A model is presented which describes the support necessary within the health care system to sustain this level of communication and to help caregivers cope with these emotional demands.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803951211
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/05/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Investigation of Caring
PART ONE: THE CONCEPT OF CARING
Putting the Caring Back into Health Care
Theoretical Foundations of Caring
PART TWO: THE THEORY OF CARING
Caring Begins With the Caregiver
Predispositional Qualities of the Caregiver
Caring in Action
Behavioral Qualities
Caring Unfolds With the Client
Relational Qualities
Caring is Contextual
The Health-Care Environment
The Distinct Nature of a Professional Caring Involvement
PART THREE: THE EFFECTS OF CARING
The Transformative Effects of Caring
The Emotional Risks of Caring
Coping With the Emotional Demands of Caring
Implications for Practice and Education

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