sibling support


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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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Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) today announced their $150K fundraising goal to pilot the National Sibling Support Program.
Only sibling support. My sister, Maura, and Rob--we're all very close.
The identification of additional everyday life situations for young children with disabilities, in conjunction with their siblings' views of participation in these situations, can and should inform appropriate activity-based interventions for children with disabilities, as well as for sibling support programmes.
The siblings of the patients also get special treatment within the Butterwick's Sibling Support Group.
It was through my sibling support experience that I learned an invaluable lesson at a young age.
No doubt that as a child learns how to adapt to a new surrounding and meet new friends, parental and sibling support is essential.
Tom Fish directs programs on community inclusion, adult literacy, autism, and sibling support as the Director of Social Work at Ohio State University's Nisonger Center on Disabilities.
Results indicated that isolated children with more sibling support were less anxious and less socially immature (although still not as well adjusted as average children).