Tag Archives: Spirituality

Some Speculated / Potential Benefits of COVID-19 (JGCR / BBC Radio 4’s Rethink / BGS)

Summary The following article, unusually and perhaps controversially, attempts an initial assessment of certain perceived potential beneficial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Full Text Link Reference Tripathy, S. Kar, SK. Roy, D. [et al]. (2020). Community perception of the environmental … Continue reading

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On the Possible Advantages of Spiritual Coping Models for Improving Patient Wellbeing (Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)

Summary An examination of evidence on the relationships between spirituality and improved personal resilience, the ability to overcome challenges and resulting quality of life outcomes. Full Text Link Reference Counted, V. Possamai, A. [and] Meade, T. (2018). Relational spirituality and … Continue reading

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Reconnecting Health and Spirituality? (JAMA)

Summary A recent Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) article summarises evidence for the view that patients’ spiritual and religious views have been long neglected in mainstream medical literature and practice. It is suggested a greater focus on spirituality … Continue reading

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Qualitative Research Into Spiritual Care for Persons With Dementia in Nursing Homes (BMC Nursing)

Summary Nurses’ and care workers’ experiences in the provision of spiritual care for people with dementia living in Norwegian nursing homes were explored, based on interviews following a phenomenological-hermeneutic approach to analysis. Participants were unsure about spiritual care in many … Continue reading

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RCGP Commissioning Guide on End of Life Care (RCGP)

Summary The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has released “RCGP Commissioning Guidance in End of Life Care” to provide GPs and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) with a six-step framework to support the delivery of improvements in the health, social care and … Continue reading

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Spirituality and Ageing: Implications for the Care and Support of the Elderly (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) report examines how person-centred care can be enhanced by addressing the spiritual needs of elderly people. “Research into ageing and spirituality is based on assumptions of ageing as a … Continue reading

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End of Life Care in Extra Care Housing (NEoLCP)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The “End of life care in extra care housing: a learning resource pack” offers practical information … Continue reading

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Route to Success in End of Life Care: Achieving Quality for Social Work (NEoLCIN / College of Social Work)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This guide, produced by National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCIN) and the College of Social … Continue reading

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National End of Life Care Programme Newsletter: Issue 46, June 2012 (NEoLCP)

Summary Topics covered in this newsletter include: Focus on dignity. The National Dignity Council’s 10-point Dignity Challenge. The ABCD of dignity care: Attitude, Behaviour, Compassion, Dialogue. A West Sussex project into the spiritual needs at the end of life. Two … Continue reading

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End of Life Care for People With Dementia Living in Care Homes (SCIE Research Briefing 40)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) research briefing examines the care provided in care homes to people with dementia … Continue reading

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