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Reference: nadova&prasilova2006-1

Why is it an advantage to have a chaplain in the institution (hospital/hospice)?

Mgr. Lýdia Naďová & Mgr. Miriam Prásilová

Article published in the collection of contributions of the 3rd International conference on Hospice and Palliative Care, Trnava 2005, Slovakia.

Original language:
Slovakian, English translation available

Key words:
Benefits chaplaincy, Slovakia, identity and role of the chaplain, health care team

Two female chaplains from Slovakia describe how the chaplain is perceived and what he or she does in reality towards patients, families, staff and the health care institution. They explore the chaplain's own approach towards illness and his or her contribution to the health care team.

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