I really love this title but it also provides food for thought as it challenges us to think about and take action in relation to the people, activities and ideas …Read full article on Happiness Habits for Older People
Faith in Older People frequently highlights the often unsung contribution made by the churches to those who are vulnerable in our society. I recently attended the Annual Gathering of the …Read full article on Faith in Action
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