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Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly


Religious/Spiritual Struggle Screening Protocol

Purpose : Brief screening protocol for use in identifying patients who may be experiencing religious/spiritual struggle, as well as patients who would like a visit from a chaplain

Admin time :  3 min - variable

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : Healthcare provider or Chaplain


Content : questions pertaining to importance of religion in individual's life and illness, and desire for a visit by a chaplain


Author : Fitchett G and Risk JL, 2009

Copyright : Free to use for non-commercial clinical purposes, with author reference


This Tool is used in Spiritual Welbeing Assessment

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The Spiritual Welbeing Assessment is one of 8 domains of the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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