Standards

Below you will find resources to assist you in providing quality spiritual care. Many of these have been developed in consultation with practitioners and health services.

The objectives of telehealth are to “improve patient outcomes, drive greater efficiency in the way health care is delivered, support the delivery of quality health care across the state and make telehealth a viable alternative to the way some health care is traditionally delivered” (Department of Health 2020).

A practical guide for allied health, executive and spiritual care managers and practitioners.

This framework supports those appointing community members to spiritual care roles (paid and voluntary).

This updated Framework strengthens and sharpens the focus on the core scope of practice for spiritual care practitioners working in the health sector.

The Guidelines for Quality Spiritual Care were developed to respond to the need to align spiritual care in health with the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, 2nd Edition (2017), the National Palliative Care Standards, 5th Edition (2018) and the National Consensus Conference Report: Enhancing Quality and Safety: Spiritual Care in health (2017).