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Severn Vale Training Day – Spiritual Care for Older People
October 16, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 16th October 9:30 am-3:30 pm
St John the Evangelist, Churchdown GL3 2DB
Spiritual Care for Older People
10:00 Welcome and Introductions
10:10 Care home worship- a taster
10:30 Review of worship
10:35 What is spirituality?
11:30 Comfort break
11:40 Anna Chaplaincy
12:30 Lunch—please bring your own; drinks provided
13:15 Dementia Friendly Church/Dementia Friendly Worship
14:00 Explaining dementia to children
14:20 Comfort break
14:30 Supporting bereaved older people
15:15 Q & A
Rachel Cottell who shares her time between being a teacher at Churchdown Village juniors and as the community engagement coordinator at
Badgeworth Court Care Centre, delivering dementia awareness workshops in the community, as a worship leader and Safeguarding Officer for the Greenway benefice, and as a wife, daughter, mum, step-mum and especially Granny.
Gill Ford is the Anna Coordinator for the local Anna Chaplaincy charity, CaBiC, and volunteers, as a befriender, with Age UK and People for You. She qualified as a solicitor and has, more recently, been a lecturer in Law at the University of Gloucestershire and UWE.
Brian Dunlop is Chair of the local Anna Chaplaincy charity CaBiC and is a member of The Bible Reading Fellowship’s national working group for Anna Chaplaincy. He is an ordained Anglican priest and was a partner in a Cheltenham firm of Patent Attorneys.