SAILING FREE TO THE OCEAN TOWARDS RECOVERY: FACILITATING THE CARE OF A PATIENT WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA THROUGH THE TIDAL MODEL
During the critical events in life’s voyage, the person may experience storms. At sometimes the ship may begin to take in the waves and the person may face the danger of drowning or shipwreck. The study aimed to explore the story towards recovery of a patient diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Utilizing the Tidal Model including its philosophical assumptions, the proponent sought to determine how this mental recovery model can be used in helping individuals resolved what needs to be acted now, to help answer present hitches in life, and to continue living an ordinary and meaningful life. It is also the goal of the study to ascertain what else can be done before for a patient with Schizophrenia in order to have a timely recovery and less frequent recurrence of the condition. Case study approach was used in order to answer the how and why inquiries concentrating more on the phenomenon that takes place in a real-life perspective. The Ten Tidal Commitments and Twenty Tidal competencies were integrated throughout the study taking into account the story narrated by the patient in regard to her needs towards recovery. The findings of this study showed that Tidal Model is indeed a valuable person-centered and collaborative approach in helping a schizophrenic client achieve its gradual and mental health recovery.
Keywords:Schizophrenia, Commitment, Competencies, Self, Others, World, Recovery, Ocean, Tidal
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