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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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I will never forget the head of the school giving us our first Lecture about holistic care and drumming into us that the whole patient was paramount for good nursing care.
The PCT is to meet Wirral Holistic Care to discuss the proposals and is drawing up a list of post codes of all those who work at or use the centre to pinpoint the best new location.
Wirral Holistic Care, which opened in 1988, is the only centre in the UK offering complementary therapies specifically for cancer patients and sees 200 patients a week.
She said: ``The PCT has kept the Wirral Holistic Care Service informed of its plans over the last two months and will work to find suitable, alternative accommodation.
``The PCT is committed to finding alternative premises to enable Wirral Holistic Care to continue to provide their service to cancer sufferers.
It specialises in holistic care for residents with physical and mental disabilities with many working the land and selling the produce in a shop and cafe.
Creating connections between nursing care and the creative arts therapies; expanding the concept of holistic care.
``The support is piecemeal - we need to look at holistic care of victims.
By reimbursing the facilities that so rightly provide support to these children, we can encourage more holistic care.
SO PROUD: Above, the family of Sophie Cutts, right, handed over a cheque for PS7,000 to Lynn Gray, deputy manager of the Holistic Care Centre, front right,.
Their knowledge base as it applies to current fertility treatments, including treatment regimens, pharmacology and best practice, coupled with their accessibility 24-hours-a-day and support for women and couples, results in high quality clinical and holistic care for those undergoing fertility treatments in the Otago/Southland regions.
the ccg is commissioning a community-based dermatology service to help contribute to the triple aim of improved population health, high quality holistic care for patients and reduced cost.