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“The devotion of such titans of spirit as Lenin to an Ideal must bear fruit. The nobility of his selflessness will be an example through centuries to come, and his Ideal will reach perfection” -Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi’s quotation stated above means change should start within you. Just like the great leader Lenin, his ideals were able to bear fruit. Likewise in the field of Nursing, a nurse’s devotion and passion for change, particularly on disease prevention and health promotion, will help her to achieve the change she wants. When this happens, everything else follows- a fruit will bear eventually, and the ideals or actions brought about by the initiation of nurse to change will serve as an inspiration and example for others to imitate. Gradually, the fruit of the nurse’s ideals will reach perfection which means, the change will manifest on others and on the community.

Community is considered as the recipient of service wherein it comprises a group of people sharing common geographical boundaries, values, interest and characteristics. It also refers to a limited geographic area in which the residents relate to and interact among them, thus in Community Health Nursing, community is not the sole central foundation in assessing the health status. In order to properly observe and assess the community, its integral parts must be given attention. The family, which is the basic unit that makes up the community, should be considered. No social group has the potential to provide the same level of support and long lasting emotional ties as one’s own family. Family is a factor in bringing the change necessary in promoting wellness among people because it carries a common purpose which is to promote the physical, mental, emotional, and social development of each of its members. With same extent, every member of the family contributes to the wholeness of the community. Since no one lives in isolation, the



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