The study will evaluate the project at two levels:
- The level of the relationship between the (assistant) nurse and the client.
- The level of the spiritual counsellor’ coaching of the (assistant) nurse.
The research methodology that will be used is the Perceived Benefit Approach. The Perceived Benefit Approach enables researchers to come to deep insight in a problem and allows a broad view on the benefits of an intervention, which may contribute to improvements in care. The perception of the participants, in this research elderly people and (assistant) nurses, is crucial. Various (mainly qualitative) research methods will be used, such as (participative) observations, interviews, focus groups and document review.