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support

 [sŭ-port´]
1. a structure that bears the weight of something else.
2. a mechanism or arrangement that helps keep something else functioning.
3. the foundation upon which a denture rests.
caregiver support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the provision of the necessary information, advocacy, and support to facilitate primary patient care by someone other than a health care professional. See also caregiver.
decision-making support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information and support for a patient who is making a decision regarding health care.
emotional support
1. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the provision of reassurance, acceptance, and encouragement in times of stress.
2. a nursing intervention in the nursing minimum data set; actions designed to meet the affective, psychological, and social needs of the patient or client.
family support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of family values, interests, and goals.
support hose an elastic garment for a limb that enhances venous circulation through creation of a pressure gradient by fabric pressure. See also compression therapy.
physician support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collaborating with physicians to provide quality patient care.
sibling support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a sibling to cope with a brother's or sister's illness, chronic condition, or disability.
spiritual support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to feel balance and connection with a greater power.
sustenance support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as helping a needy individual/family to locate food, clothing, or shelter.
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When you reach out to your local installation EFMP Family Support office (https://instaNations.militaryonesource.mil) and ask for support, a staff member will use an EFMP FNA to help you identify your family's needs and organize and prioritize this information in a way that is easy to understand.
One grant of PS29,242 will be used by the Quarriers Family Support Service which provides support to children, young people and families affected by disability throughout the area.
It focuses on what parents in the UK have said about the support they received and what was helpful to them, discussing theories, models, and the evidence-base for family support; the first stages of family support, including assessment; the three cornerstones of family support, namely building on parents' knowledge, boosting their confidence, and improving their skills; how family learning and resilience can be strengthened; and measuring the effect of support of families on the everyday lives of children and parents.
Today the charity offers a free family support service to the child undergoing treatment, siblings, parents, grandparents and the wider family -- providing emotional, practical and therapeutic help to ensure that family life remains as normal as possible during an incredibly traumatic time.
Jen O'Brien, depute project manager at LEAP, said: "Our aim at the Linwood Family Support project is to help improve the quality of life of local families.
The lawyer, who represented 20 of the Hillsborough families at the inquests into the 96 deaths, spoke in Sheffield as students graduated with SFJ Awards Level 5 Diplomas in early intervention and family support and Level 6 Diplomas in early intervention and family support supervision.
KIRKLEES Council is asking for people's views on the future of its children, young people and family support services.
Family support for the elderly people has become a very important issue in examining the overall well-being of the elderly people.
Being able to talk to someone who is a trained family support worker who is outside your family group can be extremely helpful.

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