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Current conferences & courses The Selwyn Foundation is sponsoring & hosting

Conferences & Courses

Current conferences & courses The Selwyn Foundation is sponsoring & hosting

Past conferences & courses

  • Certificate in pastoral care of ageing people

    “These experiential events aim to provide practical advice to those involved in ministering to older people in different settings and circumstances within our communities, in order to enhance their insight into the pastoral and spiritual care needs of the aged and, thus, improve the quality of their interactions with others.” Course Director - The Reverend Anne Russell-Brighty

  • Gerontology Nursing Conference 2016

    Spirituality and the Foundations of Human Caring: A Professional guide to authentic caring-healing practices
    Spirituality in Dementia
    Building confidence in your own clinical reasoning
    Using humour in care
    Nursing, spiritual care and spiritual needs in Aotearoa New Zealand: Initial results of a national survey
    Participatory Care: The possibilities and challenges

  • Gerontology Nursing Conference 2015

    Dementia and depression
    Management of heart failure in the elderly
    Aim High: Developing a personal leadership vision
    Age-related comorbidities that impact on wound healing: Wound management workshop

  • Spirituality in palliative care, with a focus on older people 2015

    Spiritual bodies
    Buddhist view of spirituality
    Pathways to grace-filled dying
    Pae Herenga: An investigation of traditional Māori care customs
    Palliative care in aged residential care and effect on staff
    Spirituality in later life: policy and place

  • Perspectives on ageing & spirituality 2014

    This conference examined the spectrum of cultural, religious and secular views on the spirituality of ageing, providing practical advice to enhance insight and so improve the quality of our interactions with older people.

  • Selwyn centre for ageing & spirituality one day conference 2013

    As we age, and especially as we become frailer and face death, spiritual issues - about the meaning and purpose of our lives - begin to loom large. Yet spirituality can be neglected in health and aged care despite its importance, perhaps because people often feel ill-equipped to discuss this sensitive topic.