Humanising healthcare through taking a lifeworld approach

Authors: Ellis-Hill, C.

Conference: Annual Research Showcase,

Dates: 10 July 2018


Caroline’s’ research focus has been humanising practices – considering what makes us feel human; which is linked with a sense of connection and wellbeing; building on the philosophical work by previous academics at the University. Using this approach Caroline has completed two major research projects involving the use of arts following a stroke and looking at how we can humanise services in acute care.

Through this research Caroline and her colleagues are developing a new approach to rehabilitation: that of lifeworld-led rehabilitation where the subjective, lifeworld experience of both service users and providers are combined to form the basis for understanding and service delivery, allowing a fully human response within care and rehabilitation services

Source: Manual