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    Orem's Theory - Change and Motivation

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    Are there any theories or concepts within Orem's theory that address change and motivation?

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    Orem has identified motivation as an instrumental factor in making decisions about care of the self and to 'operationalise' these decisions. Individuals at any given time may actively choose not to engage in self-care even when they have the functional ability to do so (Cavanagh, 1991).

    Orem's theory provides common language leading to improved communication and enhances consistency in care delivery and consensus about goals and outcomes of nursing (Chinn & Jacobs, 1983; Meleis, 1985). Nurses are in key positions to facilitate the achievement ...

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    The solution explains theories or concepts within Orem's theory that addresses change and motivation.