chapter  13
Spiritual Care in Hospice
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There are problems facing spiritual care in hospice that are associated with ethnic differences. Modern hospice care began in a white, Anglo-Saxon, Christian community in Great Britain. We now live and practice hospice care in a multi-cultural, pluralistic society. We try to care for people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds and we, the people who provide care, come from differing beliefs and have different spiritual concepts. There is compassion and concern in the Buddhist teaching. There is compassion and concern in the Jewish faith. Humanists are concerned with social justice and

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