Our theoretical practice framework
Relationship Based Care: Watson’s Caring Theory
Empowering ourselves as health professionals around three key relationships: 1). the relationship between caregivers and the patients and families they serve; 2). the caregiver’s relationship with self; 3). the relationship among members of the health care team.
Leninger’s Transcultural Care Theory
Engaging within culturally congruent care together that embraces the values beliefs, and practices of patients and families.
Neuman’s Systems Theory
Encouraging patient and family involvement in self management of healthcare through holis-tic primary, secondary and tertiary interventions that factor in the wellness-illness continu-um and internal or external stressors.