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Watchful attention; custody; diligence; concern; caution; as opposed to Negligence or carelessness.

In the law of negligence, the standard of reasonable conduct determines the amount of care to be exercised in a situation. The care taken must be proportional to the apparent risk. As danger increases, commensurate caution must be observed.

Slight care is the care persons of ordinary prudence generally exercise in regard to their personal affairs of minimal importance.

Reasonable care, also known as ordinary care, is the degree of care, diligence, or precaution that may fairly, ordinarily, and properly be expected or required in consideration of the nature of the action, the subject matter, and the surrounding circumstances.

Great care is the degree of care that persons of ordinary prudence usually exercise with respect to their personal affairs of great importance.

Another type of care is that which a fiduciary—a person having a duty, created by his or her undertaking, to act primarily for another's benefit—exercises in regard to valuable possessions entrusted to him or her by another.


n. in law, to be attentive, prudent and vigilant. Essentially, care (and careful) means that a person does everything he/she is supposed to do (to prevent an accident). It is the opposite of negligence (and negligent), which makes the responsible person liable for damages to persons injured. If a person "exercises care," a court cannot find him/her responsible for damages from an accident in which he/she is involved. (See: careless)


(Be cautious), verb be cautious, be concerned, bear in mind, beware, consider, curare, give heed to, guard, have regard, heed, look out for, mind, pay attention to, protect, take precautions, watch out for, watch over
Associated concepts: care and caution, care and skill, careful, careless, degree of care, due care, extraordinary care, great care, lack of care, ordinary care, slight care, want of care


(Regard), verb administer to, attend, attend to, be concerned, be concerned for, become involved, bother, foster, mind, minister to, nurture, pay attention to, serve, supervise, support, sustain, tend, watch over
Associated concepts: care and custody, care and mainteeance, custody or control
See also: administration, agency, aid, alimony, apprehension, assistance, auspices, burden, caution, charge, concern, consideration, constraint, control, custody, direction, discretion, fear, generalship, guidance, heed, help, imprisonment, interest, maintenance, management, notice, particularity, patronage, precaution, preservation, problem, protection, prudence, regard, relief, rigor, safekeeping, shelter, supervision, support, surveillance, trust, upkeep, ward, weight
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He looked at how public health and health promotion could help foster an environment where spirituality flourished and spiritual care was the norm in healthy ageing and end-of life-care.
We are excited that Sharecare is giving HealthCare Chaplaincy Network a dynamic platform to provide education and guidance about spiritual care, palliative care, and end-of-life care.
All of the nurses are prepared to offer care to anyone, regardless of denomination or faith, and although spiritual care is integral to the practice, I did not witness any attempt to proselytise.
The philosophy of hospice care is "holistic" in the sense of providing physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual care and support during the final days of an inmate's life.
AIM This qualitative study aimed to investigate the trends and perceptions related to the provision of spiritual care for patients.
She draws on research, her experiences, and interviews with patients, families, and nurses to describe a spiritual history of nursing, the assessment of spiritual needs, a theory of spiritual well-being in illness, the nurse-patient relationship, the nurse's role in spiritual care, and the spiritual needs of those with acute and chronic illnesses, children and families, and the older adult.
A structured curriculum covering symptom and disease management, communication skills, psychosocial and spiritual care is provided along with dedicated time for study and mentorship.
8220;Liz already has nearly 20 years of maintaining and building pastoral and spiritual care within a chaplaincy context,” said the Rev Dr John Scott, WM's chief executive.
The study was conducted to explore and describe how professional nurses provide spiritual care to patients.
The managers of CICU and CVICU and the integrated spiritual care staff member met to explore opportunities to bring together the units and assist staff in these areas.
CEO and founder of Five Point Consulting and national speaker, educator, write, and lectured for over 25 years, currently is a part of the Spiritual Care Department at Hazelden Foundation.
Despite some calls to reduce or even eliminate the costs to the NHS for spiritual care, the spiritual needs of patients cannot be ignored or sidelined.