This week is Spiritual Care Week (October 25-31), an opportunity to recognise the important role of spiritual caregivers in the community and the ministry they provide.
Carinity has 54 volunteer and paid chaplains who provide compassionate spiritual care, support, encouragement and a listening ear to people in Carinity aged care communities, hospitals, schools and correctional centres around Queensland.
Our chaplains provide effective and coordinated pastoral care to people of all faiths and no faith.
The theme of Spiritual Care Week 2020, Collaborative Healthcare: Chaplains Complete the Picture, encourages the healthcare sector to view the work of chaplains as part of inclusive healthcare practices and as collaborators to provide holistic interdisciplinary care.
Carinity’s Chaplaincy Coordinator (Hospitals and Aged Care), Greg Murphy, shares an insight…