Health . Caring for a Sikh Patient

If you or a loved one are admitted to a hospital or hospice, chances are the medical staff is not familiar with the spiritual aspects of a Sikh patient.  If you are a health care provider, you very well know the diverse population you are serving.  Sikhism, world's 5th largest religion is flourishing throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.  The followers of the religion have very unique attributes to their physical, spiritual and end of life issues. 

Health Care Guidelines

Background & Introduction

Religious Beliefs

Culture And Celebrations

Beliefs Related To Health Care

General Beliefs And Practices (Individual Practices May Vary)

Medical & Nursing Care

Spiritual Care/Prayers

Diet/Food Preference & Practices

End Of Life Care

Resources and References



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