Objectives: To explore the spiritual needs of the family caregiver and to provide suggestions for giving spiritual care to this caregiver.
Data sources: A caregiver's personal experience and nursing texts.
Conclusion: Providing care for a loved one with cancer can be stressful for the family caregiver; yet, it can also produce spiritual growth. By providing care for the caregiver, the oncology nurse is equipping this caregiver to address the spiritual needs of the patient.
Implications for nursing practice: Nurses can assist caregivers by offering actions that communicate love, support, acceptance, and faithfulness. Such measures can ease the pain and encourage spiritual wellness.