This article provides an overview of the key concepts involved in The Model of Whole-Person Caring. It describes how the Model was implemented in a hospital and the positive changes in culture, productivity and cost savings that resulted.
This article is useful for nurses, physicians, administrators and ancillary personnel who are interested in creating a caring and healing culture within the workplace. The article provides some basic steps and considerations to aid in strategic planning and hospital-wide change toward a holistic and integrative approach to care. View This Article.
Citation: Thornton, L. (2005), The model of whole-person caring: creating and sustaining a healing environment, Holistic Nursing Practice , 19 (3)106-115.