Sign-up For the Spiritual Care Matters Course

Build confidence, skills and resilience to support the spiritual needs of older people

If you are a care assistant, a health care worker, a home care visitor, an activity coordinator, a member of the catering or administrative staff or someone with a role to support older people. If you want to better support the spiritual needs of older people, then this course will be of interest to you.

What’s Involved?

The course is made up of 5 x 30 minute daily ‘lessons,’ received by email. Each one is a short audio lesson, a practical task and some questions to help you reflect on your learning.

You can access the course through a laptop, computer, tablet, smart phone or a combination which works best for you. You will need an internet connection to receive the daily emails and to access the course materials.

Sign up for the Course

Simply enter your name, role and organisation and provide us with a current email address for receiving your course emails. Click on the submit button and we will do the rest. Look out for your course Welcome email.

Top tips:

  1. Be sure to let your supervisor or mentor know that you want to sign up for the course.
  2. Ask them to support you through the daily tasks and reflections.
  3. Get your supervisor or mentor to sign off your learning to receive your Open Badge.

“Spiritual Care Matters is a good course – I developed skills and confidence to support residents.”

Registered Nurse

“The course gives you a richer working experience and leads to a better experience for residents.” 

Care Assistant

Add an Open Badge to your Continuing Professional Development

This course qualifies for an open badge. Upon completion, you can submit your evidence through the SSSC website to earn the badge. It’s ideal to include on your CV, to boost your work portfolio or to advance your PDP.

Apply For Your Badge Here

Open Badge 400

“… liked the Daily 30-minute lesson –
realistic, achievable and flexible.”

Head of Care

“Loved the relaxed approach” 

Church Leader