Purposes of the theory

Purposes of the theory :
To describe, account for, interpret and predict cultural congruent care in order to attain the ultimate goal of the theory.

To provide quality care to clients of diverse culture that is congruent, satisfying and beneficial to them.

(Leininger, 1988)
Born on July 13, 1925 in Sutton, Nebraska (United States).
She lived with her parents and four brothers and sisters on a farm.

As her parents were from different cultures, she experienced and learned cultural diversity within her family.

She got inspiration to pursue her career in nursing when she experienced her aunt who suffered from congenital heart disease.