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Compassionate care: not easy, not free, not only nurses
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    What about compassion fatigue?

    Thank you for this article it summarises the situation well but omits to mention compassion fatigue in any detail . This is an important concept in organisations who need to change and recognise individual coping skills and support people to make positive changes in their own lives. Without self compassion we cannot be compassionate towards others. So whatever changes are made to the organisation it will not make any difference if people are not supported to change themselves. See this article - When Caring Stops Staffing Does Not Really Matter - https://www.nursingeconomics.net/necfiles/staffingUnleashed/su_ND10.pdf Or see my blog for more discussion on self compassion - http://drmarjorieghisoni.edublogs.org/

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