VISIT every patient and their loved ones who request spiritual support, as well as those that are referred by healthcare colleagues.
RESPECT patients’ spiritual and religious beliefs.
LISTEN with compassion and comfort.
PARTNER with regional clergy to ensure regular spiritual care for patients they serve.
ENCOURAGE patients to express their feelings and concerns.
SERVE as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
BUILD meaningful relationships with those we serve through compassionate support and encouragement as appropriate to their needs.
PRAY for all patients, their loved ones, and our healthcare colleagues.
OFFER OUR PRESENCE as patients consider many questions about healthcare decisions and life and death issues.
We do these things because they were first done unto us:
“The Father of all compassion, and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4