Assessing a patient's spiritual needs is an important component of the holistic approach to effective management of pain. It provides an insight into how the patient and the family are likely to cope.
Not all cultures see death as negative or frightening; it is, after all, a natural process we all go through at some stage after our birth. Let's investigate the dying process.
For me, the grief of losing my husband felt like the panic you feel just before you fall. This is my advice to people who are trying to comfort a friend or loved one who is grieving a loss.
When my late husband lost his battle with cancer, I was fortunate enough to be present when he took his last breath. I learned what a privilege it was to be with a person at their life's end.
The only grief we can speak to is that which we've personally experienced. No two experiences are the same.
5 Ways Planning Your Own Funeral Will Help Both You and Your Loved Ones, Plus How to do it Simply Without Undue Fuss
Help with getting that dreaded 'Funeral Wishes' talk done and dusted, plus why you'll feel jubilant afterward.
Clear, doable guidelines to enable anxious and/or tearful people to speak well at a funeral service.
When children experience grief during their early developmental stages, their emotional health is compromised. Our actions as adults can help them work through their grief and learn to trust again.