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dc.contributor.authorKelly, Ren_NZ
dc.contributor.authorWright-St Clair, Ven_NZ
dc.contributor.authorHolroyd, Een_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-05T21:37:31Z
dc.date.available2018-11-05T21:37:31Z
dc.date.copyright2018-10-24en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Clinical Nursing, doi: 10.1111/jocn.14701
dc.identifier.issn0962-1067en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/11945
dc.description.abstractAims and Objectives The aim of this study was to answer the question “What is the lived experience of hospitality during a patient’s hospital stay for elective surgery?” Background Hospitality centres on a host offering comfort to others, as in a personal care context. Caring constitutes the essence of what it is to be human, having a profound effect on wellbeing and recovery from surgery. Caring is one of the most elusive and diversely contested concepts in nursing, however, care provided by nurses seldom transcends as deep human connections and social utility. This study explored the nature, meaning and experience of hospitality as care from the perspective of elective surgery patients. Design A hermeneutic phenomenological methodology. Methods Data were gathered through semi-structured, face to face interviews with seven patients from both private and public hospitals, and from different cultural backgrounds. Results Three interpretative notions were: experiences of hospitality as feeling “really” cared for, being at ease and being healed. Hospitality exists in the receiver’s lived experience, evoking a special moment which leads to feelings of great comfort and feelings of being truly cared about. When hospitality is received patients feel a connection, they begin to trust and their healing begins. Conclusion The offering of often small, yet heartfelt acts of hospitality, indicated that nurses can evoke powerful lived experiences which benefit patients undergoing elective surgery.en_NZ
dc.publisherWileyen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jocn.14701en_NZ
dc.rightsCopyright © 2018 John Wiley & Sons. All rights reserved. Authors retain the right to place his/her pre-publication version of the work on a personal website or institutional repository. This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in (please see citation) as it is not a copy of this record. An electronic version of this article can be found online at: (Please see Publisher’s Version).
dc.subjectHospital Care; Caring; Nursing Education; Patients' Experiences; Phenomenology; Surgery; Qualitative
dc.titlePatients’ Experiences of Nurses’ Heartfelt Hospitality as Caring: a Qualitative Approachen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jocn.14701en_NZ
aut.relation.pages20
pubs.elements-id348801
aut.relation.journalJournal of Clinical Nursingen_NZ


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