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SUPPORTING THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF OLDER PEOPLE

Be a More Happy, Confident Carer

The Spiritual Care Matters series of courses is for all staff and volunteers working in care homes, health and other care settings. You can participate either as an individual or as a group through your care home, health team or organisation.

All we need is your name and email address. Simply choose your course below, and click the relevant button to sign up.


 

Spiritual Care Matters Course Catalog

Spiritual Care Matters 1: Supporting the Spiritual Needs of Older People, is designed to promote, recognise, respect and support the spiritual well-being of older people. The course is an introduction to spiritual care, exploring how spiritual care is defined, what it means in practice and why it matters.

Spiritual Care Matters 2: Looking after your own Spiritual Wellbeing, explores why it is important to look after yourself and identifies ways of coping and getting support in emotionally demanding situations. The course complements Spiritual Care Matters 1.

“It will give you a richer working experience and
will lead to a better experience for residents.”

Care Assistant

Spiritual Care Matters was developed by Faith in Older People and is based on the publication Spiritual Care Matters – An Introductory Resource for all NHS Scotland Staff (NHS Education Scotland, 2007). For more information, contact: Maureen O’Neill, Director, Tel: 0131 346 7981, Email: director@fiop.org.uk