Addressing the spiritual care needs of people near the end of life

Stuart Milligan

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Abstract

Spiritual care is increasingly being recognised as an essential component of healthcare practice. People with life-limiting illness and those who are recently bereaved are particularly likely to require this type of care. This article identifies some of the practical ways in which nurses can identify, support and assist people to meet their spiritual care needs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-56
Number of pages10
JournalNursing Standard
Volume26
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sep 2011

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Keywords

  • End of life care
  • holistic care
  • life-limiting illness
  • spiritual care
  • spirituality

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