Providing spiritual care is an important part in administering person-centred holistic care. This textbook explains why it is so important for any allied health professional (AHP) to be involved in, or assist with, the provision of spiritual care for patients and how to do so. Each chapter addresses a specific field of allied health practice, such as speech-language therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and other allied heath areas. The contributors explain how spiritual care can be applied in their specialist area, making it relevant for all AHPs. With contributions from leading academics and practitioners in allied health practice, this book will help AHPs understand how to give patients the complete care that they need, making this text essential reading for AHP practitioners, clinical supervisors, researchers, academics, tertiary lecturers and allied health students.
1. Introduction. Carey, AUS and Mathisen, AUS. 2. Speech-Language Path. and Spiritual Care. Mathisen, AUS and TBC. 3. Audiology and Spiritual Care. TBC. 4. Occupational Therapy and Spiritual Care. TBC. 5. Dentistry and Spiritual Care. TBC. 6. Ophthalmology and Spiritual Care. TBC. 7. Physiotherapy and Spiritual Care. TBC. 8. Prosthetics, Orthotics and Spiritual Care. TBC. 9. Podiatry and Spiritual Care. TBC. 10. Social Work and Spiritual Care. TBC. 11. Paramedicine and Spiritual Care. TBC. 12. Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care.