SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS CARE CAPABILITIES AND COMPETENCES FOR HEALTHCARE CHAPLAINS

Authors

  • Janet Foggie NHS Tayside
  • Chris Levison NHS Education Scotland offices in Glasgow
  • Iain Macritchie Raigmore Hospital in Inverness
  • David Mitchell University of Glasgow

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v11i2.2

Keywords:

Capability, chaplaincy, competence, Qualification, Spiritual and Religious Care

Abstract

This article examines the process of formation of the Spiritual and Religious Care Capabilities and Competences for Healthcare Chaplains: its history, the process of writing, the process of consultation, and the impact of the document. The authors argue that the capabilities and competencies are an essential component of the development of chaplaincy as a modern healthcare profession.

Author Biographies

Janet Foggie, NHS Tayside

Janet Foggie is Mental Healthcare Chaplain (Dundee) in NHS Tayside. Scotland offices in Glasgow.

Chris Levison, NHS Education Scotland offices in Glasgow

Chris Levison is Healthcare Chaplaincy Training and Development Officer/ Spiritual Care Advisor based at the NHS Education Scotland offices in Glasgow.

Iain Macritchie, Raigmore Hospital in Inverness

Iain Macritchie is Lead Chaplain for NHS Highland and works at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.

David Mitchell, University of Glasgow

David Mitchell is a Parish minister and lecturer in healthcare chaplaincy, University of Glasgow

References

AHPCC, CHCC, SACH, (2007). Standards for NHSScotland Chaplaincy Services. Glasgow, Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplains, College of Health Care Chaplains, Scottish Association of Chaplains in Healthcare. Edinburgh, NHS Education for Scotland Healthcare Chaplaincy Training and Development Unit.

COMBINED SHEFFIELD UNIVERSITIES INTERPROFESSIONAL LEARNING UNIT (2004) Interprofessional Capability Framework , Sheffield, The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield.

DoH (2004a) The Ten Essential Shared Capabilities: A Framework for the Whole of the Mental Health Workforce, London, Department of Health.

DoH (2004b). The NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (NHS KSF) and the development review process. Leeds, Department of Health.

MCCC (2003). Spiritual and Religious Care Competencies for Specialist Palliative Care. London, Marie Curie Cancer Care.

ES (2008). Spiritual and religious Care Capabilities and Competencies for Healthcare Chaplains. Edinburgh, NHS Education for Scotland.

MFGHC, (2006) Occupational Standards. London, Multi-Faith Group for Healthcare Chaplaincy. http://www.mfghc.com/standards.htm

NES (2008). Spiritual and Religious Care Capabilities and Competencies for Healthcare Chaplains. Edinburgh, NHS Education for Scotland.

NHS HDL 76 (2002). Spiritual Care in NHS Scotland: Guidelines on Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in the NHS in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scottish Executive Health Department.

NHS Job Evaluation Handbook: Second Edition (2004) Agenda for Change Project Team, London, Department of Health.

NHS QIS (2005). Report of the Scoping Study Group on the Provision of Spiritual Care in NHSScotland. Edinburgh, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland.

Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (2001) The Capable Practitioner Sainsbury Centre, London.

Wright, S. (2005). Editorial. Nursing Times 19(4): 28-29.

Published

2013-04-06

How to Cite

Foggie, J., Levison, C., Macritchie, I., & Mitchell, D. (2013). SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS CARE CAPABILITIES AND COMPETENCES FOR HEALTHCARE CHAPLAINS. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 2-6. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v11i2.2

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 3 4 5 6 > >>