Aging/Gerontology, End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Health Conditions/Diseases, Healthcare, Humanity, ICU, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

‘Journey’s End’ is Available!

Julie and I are very excited to announce that our book is available on the Xlibris website at: http://www.xlibris.com. Journey's End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life; 2.5 years in the making is finally available. Thank you to all who contributed to our book. We never could have done it without you... The book… Continue reading ‘Journey’s End’ is Available!

ICU

Accompanying the Family

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. From Asociación Humanizar of Hospital San Juan de Alicante, we have been informed about the following workshop on 25 March: One of the projects of this volunteer is the accompaniment and listening to/with the relatives of the patients admitted to the ICU: welcome them and accompanied by giving them… Continue reading Accompanying the Family

Healthcare, ICU

Decalogue of the Ministry of Health for children admitted to the Hospital  

Hola a tod@s, my dear Friends. On June of 2013 the next document was published by Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality: PROMOTING AND HARMONIZING THE HUMANIZATION OF ASSISTANCE IN PAEDIATRIC AND NEWBORN INTENSIVE CARE UNITS OF THE NATIONAL SYSTEM OF HEALTH. It is the agreement of the Interterritorial Council to establish quality criteria… Continue reading Decalogue of the Ministry of Health for children admitted to the Hospital  

Healthcare, ICU

The Iatroref Study: Caring, the Healthcare providers to care patients

Research studies focusing on the critical patient safety are increasing. The flaws in the system and human factors are the main cause of adverse events. The complexity of the factors that contribute to health care risk required to deep through its analysis, in order to establish strategies for improvement in one of the key of… Continue reading The Iatroref Study: Caring, the Healthcare providers to care patients

Healthcare, ICU

Never Underestimate the Power of FORCE

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Never underestimate the power of Force, because is very intense in the Hospital. Hospital Universitario de Torrejón was "invaded" on December 30 by the soldiers of the Empire from Star Wars. A different way of living together Christmas with the "Kings of the Galaxy.' The event was organized together… Continue reading Never Underestimate the Power of FORCE

Humanity, ICU

The IC-HU Project in Humanizar Journal

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amig@s. Today I want to share with you the interview that made us the Humanizar Journal from The Center of Humanization of Health, and which has just been published in its online version as on paper. In the first issue of January/February 2015, the journal talks around development and health issues. I leave… Continue reading The IC-HU Project in Humanizar Journal

Humanity, ICU

What do they want to tell?

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Rather than anything, thanks everybody for the response given to "Human tools." We knew that it is a great film, but with the fire in Networks and more than 2000 visits in the first 24 hours our expectations have been beyond! Keep helping us do this trending Topic in your day… Continue reading What do they want to tell?