- learn about the conceptual framework Hodges' model. A tool that can help integrate HEALTH and SOCIAL CARE, INFORMATICS and EDUCATION. The model is situated, facilitates person-centredness, integrated - holistic care and reflective practice. A new site using Drupal is an ongoing aim - the creation of a reflective workbench. Email: h2cmng @ yahoo.co.uk Welcome

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Holistic Care No. 1

If you’ve checked the main website and some of the references you’ll have noticed the recurring theme of ‘holism’ and the assumed lack of progress in achieving “holistic care”. It has been talked about for decades, but how would we know even if holistic care was delivered into our midst? We need to know where to look and how to recognise holistic care. In which direction do we look – primary care, secondary care, or social care, or maybe all of these? The word 'achieved' also suggests measurement of some sort. So three points then:

  1. Definition – to recognise
  2. Criteria – to define and measure
  3. Location – to seek
Over several posts we’ll explore these points and see where we end up....

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