Selected Family Health Promotion: Assessment and Initiative Introduction According to Allen and Warner (2002), the McGill Model of Nursing is focused on the development of healthy families rather than being concerned with illness and disease. Based on this model of nursing, every family is capable of learning to cope with various problems and to develop in a healthy manner. One major assumption of the model is that “individuals, families, and communities do indeed aspire to and are motivated toward better health” (Gottlieb & Rowat , 1987, p.53). Whereas the a priori approach is centered on the illness aspects of the situation, the situation-responsive approach directs the nurse towards the health aspects. This approach involves...The end:
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