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Comment: “Practical skills must be taught to ensure compassionate care”


No one comes into the job wishing to treat the people with unkindness and a lack of compassion. You can't teach compassion? I think you can teach the skills required to deliver care compassionatly - when I have seen uncompassionate care is is always a lack of underpinning knowlege that is the root cause - if you do not understand dementia and your patient is aggresive towards you the compassion will start to drain as you interpret the behaviour as personal to you and not part of the disease process.

Posted date

1 October, 2013

Posted time

9:49 am