Category Archives: SPIRITUAL CARE

EAPC white paper on spiritual care education in palliative care     

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON SPIRITUALITY AND PALLIATIVE CARE…  Piret Paal is an anthropologist who works as a researcher and coordinator of the WHO Collaborating Centre at the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical Private University, Salzburg, Austria. With comments … Continue reading

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Putting down the luggage of a lifetime: A French experience of hospital biography for patients in palliative care

Cliquez ici pour la version en français Continuing our series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. In this post, Valéria Milewski, hospital biographer at Chartres … Continue reading

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Spirituality, poetry and palliative care

Continuing our new series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Today, Dr Frank Brennan, a palliative care physician from Australia, explains the importance of language in … Continue reading

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The spiritual power of music and sound

CLIQUEZ ICI POUR LIRE LA VERSION EN FRANÇAIS Continuing our new series on Spiritual Care in Palliative Care. Today, Alain Ducq, music and sound therapist attached to the Palliative Care Unit, Forcilles-Fondation Cognacq-Jay Hospital, France, explains how music and sound … Continue reading

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To suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune – researching resilience and spirituality

Today, we launch a new series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we shall look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. In this post, Lukas Radbruch and Cornelia Richter explain how a small group of … Continue reading

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Spiritual care in palliative care in Europe: Accomplishments and challenges in diversity

EAPC task forces are formed by interested EAPC members from different disciplines and countries that work together to deliver on focused, time-limited projects. Some task forces have evolved into EAPC Reference Groups with a broader scope of work and the … Continue reading

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Spiritual concerns when dying on the streets

Continuing our series about palliative care in the context of being ‘homeless’ which may include sleeping on the streets, living in a hostel or ‘sofa surfing’. We look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for people who … Continue reading

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