Module One of the popular Certificate in the Pastoral Care of Ageing People will start in Auckland on 4 November 2016.
Entitled ‘Walking on Holy Ground – introduction to nurturing the spirit in aged care’, the course comprises four workshops and is designed for those who provide ministry and pastoral care in an aged care setting. Key topics include how to minister to those who have moved to residential care complexes, to people in grief and those with special needs, and how to care for people with dementia and their loved ones.
General Manager of The Selwyn Institute, Hilda Johnson-Bogaerts, says:
“These experiential workshops aim to provide practical advice to those involved in ministering to older people in different settings and circumstances within our communities. They offer participants a deeper insight into the pastoral and spiritual care needs of the aged, so that the quality of their interactions with others may be further enhanced.”