Human Experience of Illness

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Human Experience of Illness
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Grand Canyon University: HLT 310V
February 27, 2016

Human Experience of Illness
One of the main goals of healthcare facilities is to provide the patients with a “healing environment”. The goal of the healing environment is to remove the patient from all the toxic and hazards to give them time to heal. Three concepts that help creating a stable environment will be explain in this paper. These concepts are the seen environment, the unseen environment, and the storied environment.
Three concept of the Healing Environment The seen environment is the physical environment that pertains to all the objects that can be touched, seen, smelled, measured, etc. Painting the rooms with neutral colors help keep patients calm and relaxed. Keeping the patients room clean also helps the patient feel more in a healing environment, bad smells can be detrimental to a patient during hospital stay. If there is no adequate space inside the patient room this can create uneasiness in the patient mood. Providing the patient with food that taste good and that looks nutritious, helps the patient to feel more inside the healing environment.
The unseen environment is the spiritual and psychosocial part of the healing environment. This unseen environment is the energy released by the interaction or the thoughts of people. This energy could be positive thoughts and positive actions of people to create a more healing environment and helping the patient recover faster. In the other hand, if there is negativity, gossip or fights near patient rooms, this creates a toxic or negative environment causing the discomfort of patients that can potentially decrease their recovery. The unseen is guided by God and he provides us with the things necessary to make the right decisions or to guide us for salvation.
The Storied environment, this environment helps us…...

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