'Life on the ocean wave!'

Spiritual Care, Mental Distress and HIV

Authors

  • Cameron Langlands Gartnaval Royal Hospital, Glasgow

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i2.6

Keywords:

HIV, Tidal Model, spiritual care, chaplaincy, holistic care

Abstract

The Tidal Model is a holistic approach to healthcare. It focuses on the personal journey, using the metaphor of a sea voyage. The journey may at times feature storms, breakdown, rehabilitation and recovery. This article describes how the model may be creatively used by chaplains and other members of the healthcare team working with those coping with mental distress and HIV.

Author Biography

Cameron Langlands, Gartnaval Royal Hospital, Glasgow

Cameron Langlands is head of the department of pastoral and spiritual care, Gartnaval Royal hospital, Glasgow

References

BARKER, P (1996) Chaos and the Way of Zen : Psychiatric Nursing and the Uncertainty Principle. In Journal of Psychiatric and mental health Nursing 3, 235-243

BARKER, P (2001) Tidal Model: Developing a Person-Centred approach to Psychiatric and Mental health Nursing. In Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, July-September 2001

BARKER, P and BUCHANNAN-BARKER, P (2005) The Tidal Model: a guide for Mental Health Professionals. Brunner-Routledge: London/New York

NHS HDL 76 (2002) Spiritual Care in NHS Scotland: Guidelines on Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in the NHS in Scotland. Scottish Executive Health Department, Edinburgh

SHEEM, G (2005) Spirituality and Religion in Multiethnic Palliative Care. In Cancer Nursing Practice. Vol 4, 1, p. 17-21

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Published

2013-04-07

How to Cite

Langlands, C. (2013). ’Life on the ocean wave!’: Spiritual Care, Mental Distress and HIV. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 6-8. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i2.6

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Section

Spiritual Perspectives on HIV: Scotland and Beyond