There is no shortage of data when it comes to long-term care. Many researchers are conducting studies and compiling data sets across Ontario and Canada hoping to find patterns and new innovations from the information they collect. However, there is an area where there is very little information — spiritual care. Professor Jane Kuepfer, Schlegel…
This guide is a user-friendly resource to help team members in retirement and long-term care homes understand the traditions and practices of six major religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.
The guide provides a short description of each religion and its major beliefs, including a summary of holidays and holy days, as well as practical tips about caring for residents when they are sick or nearing the end of life. Prayers that are generally accepted within each religion are also included.
Date created: 2014