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Spirituality and occupational therapy practice focused within palliative care

Margaret Anne Cullen

Spirituality and occupational therapy practice focused within palliative care

by Margaret Anne Cullen

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in [Oxford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation (BSc) - Oxford Brookes University, 1996.

StatementMargaret Anne Cullen.
The Physical Object
Pagination62 leaves ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18421987M

Spiritual care at the end of life: a systematic literature review from the Department of Health and Social Care. Association of Hospital and Palliative Care Chaplains. Online learning resource for health professionals: Opening the Spiritual Gate. Queen’s University – spiritual assessment tool PDF. Spiritual Care Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing: January-February - Volume 9 - Issue 1 - p DEPARTMENTS: HPNA Position Paper.

Spirituality, religion and palliative care As medical science has evolved, many conditions that once were thought to be “death sentences” have become chronic illness. In some ways, this makes death and dying more complicated, fraught with decisions about what care is appropriate and when to withhold or withdraw care. The development of a worldview with which to interpret the center of a person is part of the spiritual development. Placing this framework at the person’s core within a professional model shows that persons are central to the occupational therapy profession and to depict the profession’s view of a .

  In the book Whole Person Care: A New Paradigm for the 21st Century, edited by Tom Hutchinson, Dr. Hutchinson states that palliative care clinicians have “two jobs that need to be carried out simultaneously: curing is an activity carried out by a healthcare practitioner to eradicate disease or fix a problem; healing is a process leading to a. Description. Many occupational therapy clients value spirituality and view it as an integral part of their identity and well-being. Recognized in the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as a client factor, spirituality and its related occupations can influence clients’ ability to cope, rehabilitate, connect with others, and find meaning.


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Pportive and palliative care. Recent Findings Spirituality is a lifelong developmental task, lasting until death. Spirituality and religion continue to play an important role across cultures globally. Spirituality is seen as a vital element connected to seeking meaning, purpose, and transcendence in life.

Many individuals recognize their life-threatening illness as an opportunity for spiritual. Occupational therapy in palliative care aims to help patients achieve their optimum independence in activities that are important to them.

The specific functional difficulties may include extreme fatigue, anxiety and shortness of breath due to advanced disease including metastatic spinal cord compression, fractures, or peripheral neuropathies.

Abstract. Spirituality has been recognised as an important part of client-centred occupational therapy practice for many years. During the past two decades, occupational therapists from around the world have contributed to a growing body of literature, which has enabled the profession to explore ways of integrating spirituality into clinical : Mick Collins.

Occupational therapy (OT) is a health profession concerned with promoting health and quality of life through occupation. With the core attention to spirituality and quality of life, the holistic and client-centred practice makes the OT a “natural fit” with the philosophy and approach of palliative care (PC).

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Palliative and Hospice Care. Palliative careis an interdisciplinary team approach used for people with serious or life-threatening illnesses to enhance their quality of life. The goals of palliative care include providing pain relief and symptom management, offering support systems to clients and their families, and integrating psychological and spiritual as- pects of care with the necessary medical Size: KB.

The perceived barriers to the use of spirituality in occupational therapy practice that were examined in the present study were: (1) the apparent lack of a universally accepted definition or. This mixed-method study examined the responses of 97 occupational therapists on the subject of spirituality in occupational therapy practice.

The inclusion of spirituality into the Occupational. McColl is author of Spirituality and occupational therapy (2 nd ed.), as well as the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (5 th ed.), Theoretical basis of occupational therapy (3 rd ed.), Disability & social policy in Canada (2 nd ed.), and Inter-professional primary health care.

Most US adults are spiritual and/or believe in God. Approximately 77% of US adults are affiliated with a religion and 60 to 80% of Americans believe in God,   yet our healthcare system does not often create space to understand the influence of religion or spirituality in the health and well-being of patients For purposes of this article, spirituality is defined as the experience of.

OT Practice® Magazine OT Practice® covers all aspects of occupational therapy practice today. Articles include everything from practice trends and hands-on techniques to policy updates, career advice and job opportunities, and the latest professional news.

Spirituality as Experienced by Occupational Therapists in Practice is Associate Professor and Career Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Occupational Therapy Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University To gain a better understanding of how spirituality might inform practice Cited by:   Religion and spirituality in palliative care Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. Abstract. Spirituality is recognised as an essential component of holistic practice, which can have a significant impact on individuals' health and occupation (Christiansen ).

As such, the need for occupational therapists to recognise and address this area of clients' lives has been identified. However, occupational therapists appear to have some difficulty in addressing this area in by:   The attitudes of 44 occupational therapists on the place of spirituality within palliative care were investigated.

Their responses to a postal questionnaire indicated that spirituality was an important part of life for 35 (80%) respondents, helped 33 (75%) respondents with daily job responsibilities and was viewed as an important dimension of health and rehabilitation by 39 Cited by: Spirituality was included into the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework in as a Client Factor, and implies that clinicians address spirituality as a component of client-centered practice.

The research in the article “Spirituality in Occupational Therapy: Do We Practice What We Teach?” reveals that there is a gap between education.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this chapter will accomplish the following:♦Spirituality is the most important way of coping for many patients, families, and their intimate network.♦Confrontation with a life-threatening illness can spur spiritual growth in.

occupational therapy. This aligns with occupational therapy’s core value of treating people holistically—mind, body, and spirit. Currently, the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Hospital Organizations (JCAHO) requires that a spiritual assessment be given to patients on admission.

To conduct effective spiritual assessments, occupational therapists must distinguish between religion. The modern palliative care movement has developed primarily for patients with cancer.

Recent statistics from the Cancer Research Campaign () reveal that a record four out of ten people will develop cancer during their by: 9.

Occupational therapy is a health profession which enables people to participate in everyday life activities to the best of their ability despite their condition, illness progression, activity limitations or participation restrictions. In palliative care this premise does not change, as occupational therapists are skilled in enabling people to adapt to their changing ability levels, and helping.

In the care for terminally ill patients we–that is physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, – all have a role to play, and all of us, within the limits of that specific professional role that is ours, have to look to the patient as a person, as a “whole” person.

Physicians and nurses should be sensitive to all aspects of the patient’s experience, including the Cited by:. Spirituality Education Resources Caregiver Well-Being Scroll “ The Supportive Care Coalition fosters and strengthens the presence of spiritual care in palliative care team practice and promotes deeper spiritual engagement with patients and families as well as within the interdisciplinary palliative care .SPIRITUALITY, HOPE AND MUSIC THERAPY IN PALLIATIVE CARE DAVID ALDRIDGE, PhD* Our spirit is the real part of us, our body its garment.

A man would not find peace at the tailor’s because his coat comes from there: nei- ther can the spirit obtain true happiness from the earth just because his body belongs to earth.

Spirituality and Palliative Care: Social and Pastoral Perspectives provides an overview of issues involved in offering spiritual care in contemporary Western society, with a particular focus on implications for palliative care.

This book is shaped by the conviction that palliative care needs to incorporate relevant and informed approaches to spiritual care in order to continue to develop as an 5/5(1).