holistic care

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holistic care

A UK term of art for the health and social care of the whole person with many complex needs, regardless of age, race, culture, ethnicity, illness or disability.

ho·lis·tic care

(hō-lis'tik kār)
Care that incorporates the whole of a person, that is, physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual dimensions.
Synonym(s): holistic medicine.
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Pain reduction and symptom control are achieved through a holistic care model that includes medical, psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions.
This approach disarms the conventional hierarchical medical model, with power vested in the medical team, and places patients at the centre of the care model in a way that will facilitate their own healing in a patient-focused holistic care model.
Unique in its mission to blend western medicine with alternative treatments in a healing environment, this site embodies the holistic care model championed by parish nurses.