In anthroposophic medicine, nursing of children, the elderly or ill persons, or persons with disabilities is a firm part of therapy. Nursing forms the social envelope and creates the conditions in day-to-day life for health to be maintained and for the therapy to be able to work. Hence good collaboration between everyone in direct contact with the patient – professional or private – is deemed to be important.
Special characteristics of anthroposophic nursing are:
There is state-accredited training in several countries at anthroposophic nursing schools as well as in anthroposophic hospitals and homes.