Advocacy

Spiritual Health Association advocates for spiritual care as an integral part of healthcare in a variety of ways including conference presentations, membership of committees and preparation of submissions and feedback to relevant consultations.

Conferences

In 2019-2020, Spiritual Health Association staff will be presenting at the following conferences:

Committees

Spiritual Health Association staff participate in a range of committees including:

  • Health Volunteer Competency Framework Advisory Group
  • Palliative Care Clinical Network
  • International Joint Research Council
  • Allied Health Informatics Working Group
  • Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) Reference group

Submissions

In 2019 Spiritual Health Association made submissions to the:

  • Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health Services 
  • Federal Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health
  • Victorian Healthcare Association’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Models of Care Pathways for Health Services and Preparing for Voluntary Assisted Dying 
  • Safer Care Victoria’s Partnering in healthcare framework