This article provides an overview of spirituality and spiritual needs in people with dementia. It addresses potential causes of spiritual distress and provides examples of spiritual care strategies. It concludes that spiritual care is an important aspect of patient care and dementia patients need to be supported to express their spiritual values and beliefs.
Scott, H (2016) The importance of spirituality for people living with dementia. Nursing Standard, 30(25) 41-50. Abstract available at: http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns.30.25.41.s47 For the full text article please contact the Library.