Healing Hospital

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A Healing Hospital
Yashate Manning
GCU
Spirituality in Health Care
HLT-310V
Pauline King
January 27, 2013

A Healing Hospital
Love and compassion, along with providing services to others is just a few components of a healing hospital. Often time the hospital is where patients are at their weakest state, both mentally and physically. This environment is a place where diagnosis and treatment of illnesses are implemented with the use of pharmacologic and technical means. It’s vital that the focus remains on the patient as a whole; therefore the physical and spiritual issues must be equally addressed. Patients could be placed in a defenseless circumstance upon admission to the hospital; therefore they may feel a sense loss of their
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The scripture James 5:14-15: “Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: and prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall rise him up; and if he have committed sins, it shall be forgiven him.”5:14-15 (King James Version). It’s apparent there is a need for the elders or faithful people of God to carry out an essential duty of physical and spiritual healing for the sick among them. Not only will the sick be healed but their sins forgiven; therefore the body and mind both are addressed and the person would be made whole. A healthy life is a direct result of a thriving physical, mental, and spiritual state of being. Many people face challenges and illness they have no control over, but this passage should remind us that prayer and faith does change things. A healing hospital is the gateway to holistic healing such as, spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional, which would all be achieved in a healing environment. God did not leave us comfortless; he left his holy word the Bible to help guide our footsteps along the road of life.
In conclusion a healing environment isn’t the building in which persons are enclosed, it’s the love and compassion that fills the air in which makes a healing atmosphere. When patients are sick and at their weakest point, it’s essential that loving staff is there to embrace

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