About M. Chitty

enterprise, entrepreneurship, community, culture, bread making, fish keeping and family....

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  • M. shared from Intelligent Kindness: Reforming the Culture of Healthcare by John Ballatt, Penelope Campling
    Kindness rooted in kinship is a powerful concept – ethically, politically, socially and clinically – in the project of improving healthcare.
  • M. shared from Intelligent Kindness: Reforming the Culture of Healthcare by John Ballatt, Penelope Campling
    Early experience with caregivers gradually gives rise to an internal working model of social relationships. This is a system of thoughts, memories, beliefs, expectations, emotions and behaviours about the self and others which will continue to develop throughout life, depending on experience, but which has a tendency to be heavily influenced by the patterns established during the sensitive period of infancy.
    Note: The importance of early years...
  • M. shared from Intelligent Kindness: Reforming the Culture of Healthcare by John Ballatt, Penelope Campling
    The decision to ban flowers … is not the articulation of rational science but increased rationalisation, in the sociological sense, which equates with technological efficiency coupled with greater bureaucracy and accountability. (Cohn, 2009, p. 1389)
    Note: Banning flowers. Increasing efficiency or reducing expressions of kindness?
  • M. shared from Intelligent Kindness: Reforming the Culture of Healthcare by John Ballatt, Penelope Campling
    material inequalities have a detrimental influence on social relations, which in turn affect people’s psychological state, and physiological balance,
  • M. shared from Intelligent Kindness: Reforming the Culture of Healthcare by John Ballatt, Penelope Campling
    per capita GDP turns out to be much less significant for general well-being than the size of the gap between the richest and poorest 20% of the population