Category Archives: SPIRITUAL CARE

Attending to patients’ spiritual needs at the end of life: Exploring the physician’s role

Earlier this year, we launched a series on ‘Spirituality and Palliative Care’ that looked at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Following much interest in the subject, we’re delighted to publish more posts. Today, … Continue reading

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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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