Quality pastoral care is foundational to Catholic health and aged care. It is not an optional extra: to be a provider of Catholic health and aged care requires pastoral care to be part of all that we do. In 2015 Catholic Health Australia (CHA) conducted a pastoral care mapping survey of the Catholic health and aged care sector. The completed surveys represented 85 percent of Catholic hospital beds and 60 percent of Catholic provided residential aged care beds and community care places in Australia.
Based on the survey findings, CHA has prepared:
- A full report with an analysis of each of the questions together with an executive summary, the key findings and recommendations.