As Australia celebrates Pastoral Care Week next week, aged and community care providers will come together for a special workshop exploring options for providing spiritual care within the context of the wellness approaches that now underpin community care.
The project to develop Australia’s first national guidelines for spiritual care in residential and community aged care has reached a key milestone, with the launch of an industry survey this week.
Launch of spiritual care education program and national roll out of LGBTI-inclusive training underway.
Contrary to the misconception among many organisations that spiritual care effectively amounts to providing access to a chaplain, it is in fact something that all staff have a role in.
In celebration of providing spiritual care to its clients, one West Australian provider is planning a week of purple-themed events to honour its chaplains, staff and volunteers