Professor Mary Marshall will be giving a seminar on the ‘Outside World and Wellbeing’ on 29thSeptember at 2.00 in the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Royal Mile, Edinburgh. There are lots of …Read full article on Why is going outside so crucial for older people and people with dementia?
I have recently taken the opportunity to re-read ‘Spiritual Care Matters’ which was produced by NHS Education in 2009. It clearly sets out a vision for meeting the spiritual care …Read full article on Spiritual Care Matters
I attended a recent workshop to discuss these issues which was organised by the Palliative and End of Life Care National Advisory Group. The participants came from a range of …Read full article on What matters to you about the future of palliative and end of life care in Scotland?
It is clear that faith communities make a significant contribution to the care and support of older people but the awareness of the Scottish Government policy relating to older people …Read full article on Engaging faith communities in ‘Reshaping Care for Older People’
Recently I had the privilege of attending the award ceremony for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Doctors from twenty countries were receiving awards. They were …Read full article on Past and Future
In a recent blog I highlighted the ‘My Home Life’ project which included as part of the journey of experience for residents the importance of support for faith and spiritual …Read full article on Care Homes and Spiritual Care
I recently attended an excellent seminar organised by City University, London, with support from the Henry Smith Charity. The participants came from all over the UK and represented a range …Read full article on My Home Life
This is the way that the World Health Organisation describes what good health should encompass. Two seminars I have attended recently have addressed issues around mental health and palliative care …Read full article on Body, Mind and Spirit
Reception in the Scottish Parliament 9th June 2015 Richard Baker MSP and Sandra White MSP, Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Age and Ageing, kindly hosted a reception for …Read full article on Celebrating the contribution of faith communities to supporting older people