The spiritual-needs assessment tool should include a minimum of ten questions that can either be answered by the patient and/or by your observation of the patient. The information can be presented in a Word document, in a table, or in questionnaire format.
Using your assessment-tool questions, practice completing a spiritual assessment with a patient, family member, or friend.
Questions to the Buddhist
What are your spiritual beliefs?
Do you consider yourself spiritual?
Is faith or spirituality important to you?
How do you use prayer in your life?
How does fait help you to cope with illness?
How illness affect your life?
What are your spiritual goals?
Are you connected with a faith center in the community?
Is there any person/leader/group who support you in your spirituality?
Are there spiritual items or practice that give you spiritual support