Year: 1998 Source: Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America, 1998. p.261-275 SIEC No: 20011135

This chapter discusses the role of rituals in helping people during the grieving process. Caregivers must learn to be sensitive to the customs & rituals of other cultures. The roles of religious leaders & traditional healers are reviewed. Grief rituals from a variety of cultures are incorporated into the discussion.