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Spiritual Care and Education

Spiritual Care and Education

WellSpan Health acknowledges the importance of spiritual and religious values in treating the whole person. The Department of Spiritual Care and Education provides for the spiritual care of the patient, family and staff. The Spiritual Care and Education Department understands that health care involves physical procedures and supporting the patient and family to resolve spiritual and emotional issues in order to broaden the pathway to health. 


Some reasons why you might want to contact a chaplain:

  • A critical illness or sudden change in a patient’s condition.
  • Any sudden loss. This could be the death of a spouse, relative or friend. Or it might be the loss of hope due to unsettling news.
  • Request by the patient or the patient’s family for Bible, sacred literature, prayer, etc.
  • When religious belief or concerns are significant.
  • Upon receiving results from diagnostic reports indicating serious problems.
  • Terminal illness and when death occurs.
  • High anxiety or other emotional difficulty, when support may be helpful.
  • During a social or family crisis.
  • Loneliness or when the patient is cut off from their usual support system of family members and friends.
  • When another perspective on a patient's problem is needed.

Locations:

There are interfaith chapels or meditation rooms available at locations throughout WellSpan Health:

  • WellSpan York Hospital's interfaith chapel, located on the first floor (Atrium)
  • WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital's interfaith chapel, located on the second floor
  • WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital's interfaith meditation room, located on the first floor
  • WellSpan Ephrata Community chapel, located on the first floor

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