In line with the Victorian Government’s new measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, which came in to effect at midnight on 25 March, Monash Health has closed its Sacred Spaces, Prayer Rooms and Chapels.
All places of worship across Victoria are now closed. No on-call clergy or visiting chaplains of any denomination will be able to visit during this time.
We apologise for any inconvenience. In the meantime, Spiritual Care Coordinators can be contacted on the details below during business hours.
Our Pastoral and Spiritual care is focused on listening in such a way that allows each person to explore and express their hopes and concerns, whilst drawing on their own spiritual and personal resources. Our Pastoral and Spiritual Care workers respond as appropriate to multi-cultural needs.
Pastoral care engages with people as they work though issues such as:
By participating in your care we aim to:
Pastoral Care Staff
A Sacred Space or Chapel is available at each site. These are a shared space where all faiths and understandings of
spirituality are respected. They provide a place for anyone who would like to take time out to reflect, pray or simply be still.
Monash Health CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) Centre
Monash Health conducts units of Clinical Pastoral Education at Casey Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. CPE is strongly recommended for those seeking employment in Pastoral Care in health care settings.