PASCOP in the News
Here’s what the media is saying about PASCOP’s programs and initiatives:
National Guidelines are launched!
The National Guidelines for Spiritual Care in Aged Care were launched yesterday, Tuesday 9th August 2016, at a ceremony including aged care staff and residents; representatives from key stakeholder groups, the expert advisory panel and the project team. It was held at...
National Guidelines launch
In an Australian-first initiative, a new project will develop national guidelines for spiritual care in residential and community aged care and provide a range of tools to support their implementation. Read more:
Pastoral care up to everyone
Contrary to the misconception among many organisations that spiritual care effectively amounts to providing access to a chaplain, it is in fact something that all staff have a role in within their daily duties. Read more:
Pastoral Care Week
As Australia celebrates Pastoral Care Week next week, community and aged care providers will come together for a special workshop exploring options for providing spiritual care within the context of the wellness, reablement and restorative care philosophies that now...
The PASCOP Quality Practice Awards, which is a national awards program dedicated to innovation and excellence in pastoral and spiritual care of older people, were announced on 26 August in Sydney at the Elizabeth MacKinlay Public Lecture. Read more
Our Summer newsletter is now out. It is filled with information about PASCOP, a special about LGBTI older people and pastoral care, and news about our members. Read more