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Spiritual Care Week, Spiritual and Pastoral Care Week

Rooted in Faith – Gilchrist’s Thriving Spiritual Care Practice

Friday, October 18, 2019

In honor of Spiritual Care Week, we offer this perspective from a Gilchrist hospice chaplain. I left a patient’s room laughing the other day. She and I laughed throughout the visit. She was smart, with a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way. Not only did we spar with … Read More

Gilchrist Chaplain Dedera

Tending to the Spiritual Needs of Patients With Dementia

Friday, October 12, 2018

Dedera Baker writes about her experience with dementia patients as a Gilchrist chaplain in honor of Pastoral Care Week, which celebrates the practice of spiritual care through professional chaplaincy and pastoral counseling. What I have learned most about being a hospice chaplain is that, at the end of life, what divides us seems to disappear. … Read More