Duke Institute on Theology, Medicine and Culture
Information and Support - End of Life Pastoral Materials
407 Chapel Dr, Durham, NC, 27708-9984
Distance: 504 Miles
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Shares resources and leads conversations with diverse religious, spiritual, patient and advocacy communities concerned about access to and quality of palliative and end-of-life care.
Free resources include:
* Key Topics on End-of-Life Care for African Americans
* Jewish Ritual, Reality and Response at the End-of-Life: A Guide to Caring for Jewish Patients and Families
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LH-6300.6400Pastoral Care Definition
Departments within hospitals, HMOs and other health care institutions that provide for the spiritual care of patients with severe, chronic or terminal conditions, their families and staff, regardless of their religious traditions. Pastoral care workers work cooperatively with the health care team; listen, elicit and respond to individual religious/spiritual needs; identify and clarify ethical issues related to end-of-life treatment and care; provide bereavement support for family members, significant others and professional staff; and ensure that treatment addresses the whole person, not just his or her medical needs. The service is provided by licensed clergy or trained, accredited spiritual care volunteers.
PH-6200.1800Death and Dying Definition
Organizations or programs which focus on the topic of death and/or the process of dying and which may provide information about death and dying from different historical, philosophical, spiritual, religious, medical or mental health perspectives through classes, workshops, speakers, printed materials, or other modalities which may assist interested people to develop their own way of viewing and dealing with these experiences.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YH-6000.0250African American Community Definition
Americans of Black African descent who identify themselves as African American through a common cultural heritage and experience.
YR-3500Jewish Community Definition
Followers of the Jewish faith (Judaism), or people who identify themselves as Jewish either through descent or personal decision. Judaism reflects a belief in a single God who created the universe and continues to be involved in its governance. According to traditional Jewish belief, God established a covenant with the Jewish people, and revealed his laws and commandments to them in the form of the Torah. The practice of Judaism is devoted to the study and observance of the laws and commandments, as written in the Torah.
YZ-1670Death and Dying Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of death, the process of dying and/or the concept of death and dying as seen from different historical, philosophical, spiritual, religious, medical and mental health perspectives.