Spiritual Considerations in Healthcare

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In the wake of an illness or injury, the role of spirituality in a person's life is likely to only intensify and make itself more apparent. It’s every person's right to maintain their identity and expect inclusive care throughout their patient journey. This article is intended to help you to navigate conversations and requests regarding your patient's spiritual beliefs.

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Spirituality can be an important device through which patients can navigate chronic illness, suffering, loss and life itself. Neglecting the spiritual considerations of your patients could be detrimental to their recovery, weaken their trust in the practice and create tension. Effective holistic care sets out to treat not just the physical illness but also the emotional and spiritual needs of every patient.

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Interesting and quite educational topic to help patients,
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