Healing Hospitals

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Healing Hospital's Every hospital posts their mission statement where the public can read the promising words describing a caring compassionate health care team that is there for you. But when people show up looking for that compassionate caring help during their time of need they often find that the medical staff is sometimes rude, condescending or nowhere to be found. And if that doesn’t make you already feel helpless and scared, toss in some loud overhead messages such as “Code Blue to emergency”. Then you see someone being wheeled around on a gurney looking scared and sick sometimes with body parts hanging out that should not be because no one took the time to care about the patients’ modesty. If you are not aware that there is a…show more content…
Therapy programs would need to be evaluated and holistic components need to be added that ensure overall healing of mind, body and soul. Peaceful, comforting care from staff along with surroundings designed to focus on stress reduction and healing can begin changes that are necessary to attain a Healing hospital. Creating healing environments that follows Mission Statement every day through a holistic, loving and compassionate way of working from the management down can take up to six months Spirituality and prayer is brought back into health care as an important factor in the healing process (Geimer-Flanders, 2009). While health care workers such as myself wait for the rest of the health care population to realize that healing the overall person is not a new theory, but rather one of the first ways to be healed according to The Bible, Proverbs 17:22, “A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones” (The Holy Bible, 2001). This is still true in health care today because anyone involved in health care today can testify to the fact that patients who have some kind of spiritual belief always feel better even under dire circumstances. And many of us working in an environment that does not have the words “Healing” attached, can still make a difference by being in a spirituality good place and by taking care of ourselves so that we may help others in their healing process. References Dunn, L., (n.d.) Creating Healing Environments: A

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