Cultural safety: an introduction
Diana De Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, Faculty of Health, Science and Sport, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd
Jim Richardson Head of Division (Family Care), Faculty of Health, Science and Sport, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd
Cultural safety is one approach to integrating cultural components into nursing care. It is based on a broad definition of culture and on nurses’ analysis of their cultural selves and the impact these have on therapeutic encounters. It is the service user who judges whether the professional relationship feels culturally safe.
Nursing Children and Young People. 20, 2, 39-44. doi: 10.7748/paed2008.03.20.2.39.c6529