From time to time we upload research reports to this open section. The majority of items in the Resources Clearing House are only available to members and can be accessed in the Member’s Zone after your organisation sends you their unique login link.
A list of key outcome areas for spirituality and spiritual care will be posted here soon.
To read about our honorary research consultants, click here.
This project, funded by the J.O & J.R. Wicking Trust, is an extension of a previous study1 to explore and evaluate the effectiveness of music with people who have dementia and depression. The first project, used four different programs of art, music, pastoral care...read more
By intervening to minimise the levels of depression, it is believed that the effects and severity of dementia in elders will also be reduced. This will positively affect the quality of life for elders in residential care; ease the demand on health services and lessen...read more
Signs of significant changes among those growing older in western countries have been emerging over the past decade. These changes were identified in a study of housing tenure, lifestyle, family relationships and obligations of nearly 7,000 older Australians (Olsberg...read more
Further resources to support spiritual care
Please find below a range of interesting resources to support you in providing spiritual care to older people and their families. We invite you to contribute similar resources that you think will support others working in aged care.
- Ritual Washing of the Body – A Guide for Care Staff
- Muslim Guide to Aged Care (forthcoming)