“ The material presented was not only insightful, but also often personally challenging, allowing a person considering Spiritual Care for the older person to understand not only the amazing possibilities of love and service in this type of care, but also to understand the resulting personal journey for the spiritual carer “
Medical science has brought about countless breakthroughs in the way we care for older people. But it has also led to a realisation. Physical and mental health are essential – but not enough. True, holistic care means understanding and supplying their spiritual needs as well.
It is built on eight flexible-learning modules that provide participants with everything from a realistic understanding of the ageing process, to practical techniques for re-connecting people with their pasts, and coping with the losses age brings.
The Spiritual Care Series has been designed by world-renowned experts to equip health professionals and volunteers with the skills necessary to help older people discover pathways to meaningful ageing.
The facilitated course can be delivered in various settings, from small to large groups. It includes a substantial workbook for each participant and extensive support and guides for facilitators. The key learning outcomes are reinforced by high quality videos which contain, interviews, animations, panel discussions and practical exercises.
“This course provides a platform for training that equips the participants with enough information and resources to get into Spiritual Care immediately.”
The Spiritual Care Series is made up of 8 episodes, with participant and facilitator manuals. This sample will show you what the participant will cover in the second episode entitled “Spirituality in Ageing”
"The course is great. It provides social skills to draw on, not only for the visits, but for everyday life, talking to family and friends. The practical component gives you the confidence to venture out on your own"