Latest news: call to action on funding instrument and more

Latest news: call to action on funding instrument and more

Read our latest news here This month, in addition to our Royal Commission submission, we have been fine-tuning our response to the proposed new funding model for residential aged care, the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC). This model is based on...
Seeking Full Time Project Officer

Seeking Full Time Project Officer

Meaningful Ageing Australia’s vision is for meaning, purpose and connectedness to be part of every ageing journey. A growing membership based not for profit, we are the peak body for spiritual care and ageing. Our main activities are: evidence-informed,...
End of life spiritual needs in residential aged care

End of life spiritual needs in residential aged care

Bert watched with interest from his nursing home bed, as Fred in the bed opposite received regular visits from the chaplain. Homeless, very deaf, with no family, and now close to death, Fred seemed to show no meaningful response and Bert wondered why she bothered....
Of what stories are you made?

Of what stories are you made?

Read our latest news out now “The universe is made of stories,” wrote poet Muriel Rukeyser, “not atoms.” Whilst spiritual care can occur in snippets and moments, it is also the terrain of valuing the story of another. It is in the narrative of...
Baby-boomers and ‘spiritual resources’

Baby-boomers and ‘spiritual resources’

We may be on the other side of the world, but many of the challenges we face in spiritual care in long-term care echo those I hear you discussing in Australia. Our societies share many similarities, as places of beautiful and sometimes complex diversity, with...