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Bringing a child to hospital, whether it be for tests or major treatment, can be a stressful and disorienting experience. Spiritual Care practitioners are available to support you during this time. Spiritual support is likely to be of benefit whether or not you are religious or if you belong to a church, temple, synagogue, mosque, or other practice.
Spiritual Care practitioners can assist by:
Professional Spiritual Care practitioners at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) are trained to offer person centred, inclusive service. We work as members of the multi-disciplinary team addressing the needs of patients and families. We offer a respectful spiritual care service that honours the dignity and value of each person.
You can download the latest version of our Summery Document for the Spiritual Care Department which outlines in further detail what spiritual care is and how we work within the RCH setting. Spiritual Care Department Summary Document
MultiFaith Calander 2023 Click this link to Download a copy of the Spiritual Health Association Multi Faith Calendar for 2023.
Children’s Hospital Consumer Focused Care and Child Safety
Children’s Hospital Death and Bereavement Policy
Children’s Hospital Documentation: Medical Records
Children’s Hospital Family Violence: Responding to patients and families
Children’s Hospital Family Violence: Support for employees and families
Children’s Hospital Spiritual Care Policy
Children’s Hospital Personal Information – Access
Children’s Hospital Personal Information – Confidentiality
Children’s Hospital Personal Information – Privacy
Children’s Hospital.org.au/policy/policies/Personal Information_-_Privacy/
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Hospital Personal Information - Security
Children’s Hospital Vulnerable Children and Child Safety