The Dance of Caring Persons

The Dance of Caring Persons is a person-centered and caring-focused relational model derived from the theory of Nursing As Caring. The intent to support individual and organizational ways of being with others that respect and explicitly value each person.

Acknowledgement that all persons have the capacity to care by virtue of their humanness


Commitment to respect for person in all institutional structures and processes


Recognition that each participant in the enterprise has a unique valuable contribution to make to the whole and is present in the whole

Appreciation for the dynamic though rhythmic nature of the Dance of Caring Persons, enabling opportunities for human creativity