Spiritual Support

No one really knows for sure how spirituality is related to health however it seems the body, mind and spirit are connected. Spirituality is the way people find meaning, hope, comfort and inner peace in life. Many people find spirituality through religion whilst some find it through music, art or a connection with nature, others find it in their values and principles.

Spirituality can relate to who we are and what life is about.

People with life-limiting illnesses often have many questions, thoughts and fears and our Spiritual Support Staff work alongside the rest of the Multi-Disciplinary Team to support patients and their families and carers. It is important to know how your spiritual beliefs might affect your feelings and thoughts about your medical situation.

We have a small team of dedicated Spiritual Care Volunteers who come into the Hospice on a regular basis to meet with the patients and their families as required; they also liaise closely with representatives of other faiths and traditions in order to help ensure that appropriate cultural practices are observed.

The expertise of our Spiritual Care Team complements those of the rest of our Multi-Disciplinary Team and everyone works together to provide a package of care aimed at maximising the quality of life of the patient whilst also supporting their family and carers.

The Hospice has a dedicated non-denominational quiet space which can be used for reflection and prayer.  Your spiritual beliefs are important to us and we want you to feel able to discuss this with the Team.


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