Research has evidenced that the spiritual dimension is of great importance as we age. It guides person-centred care by understanding the inner person and their values, and to take this as the starting point for caring practice.
The challenge for older people is to make sense of life at a stage when loss and change occur more frequently and perhaps more painfully.
Malcolm Goldsmith, founder of Faith in Older People
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There is a growing awareness among both families and professionals that spiritual care is an essential component of holistic, person-centre care. FiOP has developed a range of projects to address today’s challenges: