Documenting the Intangible
Clearly defines 'spiritual need'
- Discusses the importance of documenting spiritual care of patients
- Includes questions for assessing a patients spiritual beliefs and background
This chapter discusses how to assess the spiritual needs of patients in order to become better equipped with providing care. It encourages nurses to listen to and empathise with patients in order that they receive the spiritual care and guidance they require.
Making The Intangible More Tangible
- Defining Spiritual Need
- Documenting Spiritual Care
- Meeting The Challenge