In part one of the project the aim is to research and identify mental health workers/psychiatric nurses and their competence in terms of engaging with-, take care of- and be aware of the patients existential needs and resources.
Methods are questionaires and participant observations.
In part two of the project the aim is to research how patients experience spirituality as a resource in their recovery processes, and the attentive engagement from the mental health workers.
Method is semi structured interviews.
In this part of the project the aim is to develop a teaching model for spiritual care. The model will be developed by establishing a work group, based on the principles of co-operative inquiry. (Four mental health workers from the sections, two service users, two students from the bachelor programme for nurses and the PhD-candidate).
Each part of the project will be concluded in one article, and be published.
Master of Mental Health Care