Staff perceptions of caring: the importance of a supportive environment.

@article{Sikma2006StaffPO,
  title={Staff perceptions of caring: the importance of a supportive environment.},
  author={Suzanne K Sikma},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={22-9; quiz 30-1}
}
Five themes of caring interventions emerged from the perspective of staff caregivers-valuing personhood and the work, belonging, knowing, acting together, and promoting quality. Three themes of caring organizational conditions identified by participants included communicating, providing resources, and trusting. The research-based Model of Caring in the Organizational Environment can be used to assess and improve the caring environment of nursing homes as well as to develop caring managers and… CONTINUE READING