Spiritual support can also be given to the bereaved trough church members and

Spiritual support can also be given to the bereaved

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Spiritual support can also be given to the bereaved trough church members and other close friends. The bereaved also require financial support at times especially when the situation is serious and requires attention of professionals such as doctors, therapists and counselors. IN OUR CASE, Tom and sue have been getting support from different people and organizations. Shaping the bereavement and the bereavement partner support Group played a major role in supporting the two but their assistance was not enough forcing tom to look for professional counselor to see if the condition of Sue would improve. Different groups provide different types of support system. Due to distance barrier, SUE and TOM are unable to receive support from family members and also their social circle is limited hence no much of assistance coming from them. Analyze the impact for others in health and social care when an individual experiences significant life event Others involved in the case of the bereavement are nurses, counselors and other workers belong from the care homes etc. are affected because their services are hampered. They
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completely face the loss of their services due to the loss in an individual’s life (Currier, Niemeyer, 2008). Although it has been said that closeness in relationship only exists amongst spouses and immediate kin (Folta and Deck 1976) and that other relationships including care givers are not recognized, there are a close relationship between a patient and a nurse that can affect the nurse in the event the patient dies under her care. From the scenario, the nurse who was hired to take care of JILL was definitely aware about the illness of the patient and they are aware about the possibilities of her demise but still agreed to take care of such a patient, as it is her work. The staffs like nurse who are known as the carers experience the grief and emotional anguish. In our case the nurse had to take leave due to the emotional attachment she had with her patient. They require the proper training in order to equip them with well and prepare them for eventualities such as death of their patient and the ability to accept and understand that this is only her job hence the only relationship that exists between them and the patient is just but professional relationship and not emotional relationship. In our scenario, we are told that the emotional connection that had been created between a nurse and Jill during the 2 weeks in hospital really affected the nurse forcing her to take some days off work. She also became stressed up and emotional. Evaluate the effectiveness of organizational policies and procedures in supporting individuals and their social networks affected by significant life events There are many health care organizations which gives full support to the patient and their families. Every organization has its own policies and procedures to deal with patients. There are many health organizations in the world and many voluntary research centers which raise awareness about stress and its treatment. There are also a number of policies in which health
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