Whatever the illness or condition, a compassionate relationship between the practitioner and patient is a vital part of the healing process, but can often become an almost infinite act of selfless giving. The instinct is to help, to sympathise and perhaps to visibly identify with the patient’s feelings and needs.
But combine this with the ever-increasing operational pressures and demands - particularly within the National Health Service and residential care sector - and you can also quickly feel continuously tired, stressed and drained. This could quickly become a contiuing state of being, leading to personal ill-health that undermines your professional capacity to provide effective care and support.
Compassionise is a completely new initiative that will empower medical and care staff working at every organisational level to not only deliver sustainable, compassionate care through holistic personal development, but will also have a positive impact on all professional and personal relationships.
Rather than exercises in patient interaction, Compassionise seeks to create an everyday state of Energised Calm within each member of staff through actively working with the interaction of the inseparable BodyMind relationship. Hence, previous elements of reactive and objective behaviour, frequently driven by operational imperatives, come to be replaced by a calmer, more patient-centred approach - as reflected in the practitioner’s own emotional, mental and physical perspective.
Compassionise is a flexible modular programme combining the innovative holistic approach of Dave Read’s MyQuest Navigator and CoolFire therapeutic programmes with the pioneering work of Sir Tom Lucas – particularly in relation to the spine, back & neck.