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Spirituality and learning disabilities: are they compatible?

01 January 2001

Learning Disability Practice

Continuing professional development

This article examines the concept of spirituality and its relationship with people with learning disabilities. It examines how ideas about spirituality and people's...

Education issues surrounding the teaching of spirituality

05 July 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article explores the emerging debate surrounding the teaching of spirituality in nurse education programmes. It is suggested that both historical and...

Nurses’ perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care

14 October 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This research study illustrates nurses’ concern about spiritual care and the author demonstrates why this issue needs to be researched more fully to prepare nurses...

Ethical implications of consent in translational research

01 December 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

In the UK in 2010, 325,000 people were diagnosed with cancer with one in four dying from the disease. Cancer research is therefore a healthcare priority. Over the...

The reflective diary: an aid to practice-based learning

17 December 1997

Nursing Standard

Professional development

This article explores the use of reflective learning diaries in conjunction with a modified form of the Benner assessment tool (Benner 1984). The authors describe a...

A spiritual shortfall?

29 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new code of conduct came into effect on March 31. The NMC undoubtedly consulted widely on the updated Code, capturing a range of...

Heed the evidence on place of spiritual needs in health care

20 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Letter

We welcome the engagement from the NMC about making explicit reference to the word spiritual within the new Code.

Spiritual care should be part of the Code

12 April 2017

Nursing Standard

Opinion

We welcome the new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standard, which calls for individualised care plans that address the ‘cultural,...

Using the Care Excellence Framework to benchmark and improve patient care

04 July 2018

Nursing Management

Communication

Quality is complex and difficult to define, and institutions and organisations often have their own definitions, measurements and assurance processes. The Care...

How do children express their spiritual needs?

01 April 2007

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Like adults, children draw on previous experiences of life including religious and spiritual beliefs to make sense of life events and to cope with crises. They will...
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