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Spiritual Care Services At Living Well

The Living Well Spiritual Care Team is here for everyone at the Hospice of the Good Shepherd, of faith or no-faith; patients, relatives, visitors & staff. We are here to help care for you during your time with us.

‘I always thought spiritual meant ‘religious’ so was surprised when chatting to the spiritual team member that it helped me feel I did have ways of coping and strengths to help me deal with the uncertainties of my illness’.

‘I didn’t really know what to expect when a member of the spiritual team introduced themselves but soon felt that they were there to listen and I could relax and share thoughts about my life and family which was uplifting’.

Do you have to be a ‘religious’ person or a ‘church-goer’ to access this service?

No not at all we are here to help anyone.

Who can access the Spiritual Care Service?

Patients, relatives, visitors & staff at the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

I keep asking myself ‘Why me?’ ‘Is there a god?’, ‘Is there meaning & purpose in all of this? Will you be able to help me?

Yes our Spiritual Care team will help you with any spiritual questions that may surface.

How do I access the service?

Details can be found on the spiritual care team information board located outside the Multi Faith Room.

When is the Multi Faith Room open?

The Multi Faith Room is accessible 24 hours a day for patients & relatives as a quiet space, a place to pray & for reflection.

Apache Blessing

APACHE BLESSING attributed to Esra Sloblock

May the sun bring you new energy by day,

May the moon softly restore you by night,

May the rain wash away your worries,

May the breeze blow new strength into your being,

May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life.