The Hospital Chaplain's Handbook Paperback

A Guide for Good Practice

by Mark R. Cobb

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The Hospital Chaplain's Handbook

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Full of practical and essential information for new chaplains with a user-friendly layout. The guide to all aspects of performance for chaplains - legal, professional, pastoral. Helpful reading for all clergy who make hospital visits.

A recent national survey found many serious problems within hospital chaplaincy work with chaplains often feeling marginalised by other staff or failing to understand their role.

This practical and informative guide is therefore both timely and will meet and urgent need.

Aimed both at newly appointed and experienced chaplains, it aims to be a primary resource offering continuing guidance on:

the role of chaplaincy in the NHS today
the spiritual dimension of illness, injury and health care
ward etiquette, assessing needs, working with other health care professionals
working in specialist areas, maternity, paediatrics, accident & emergency, geriatrics, etc
death, dying and bereavement
beliefs and practices of different faiths
professional practice: ethics, pastoral boundaries, confidentiality, record keeping, clinical audit
caseload management, supervising volunteers, education and training
a large selection of prayers and readings for routine and emergency pastoral situations, anointing and laying on of hands, and much more.

The Hospital Chaplain's Handbook by Mark R. Cobb was published by Canterbury Press in December 2005 and is our 20148th best seller. The ISBN for The Hospital Chaplain's Handbook is 9781853114779.

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Details for The Hospital Chaplain's Handbook

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press (December 2005)
Number of Pages208
Thickness18 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code118079
Page last updated 27th March 2019
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