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.