Spiritual care resources

We have pioneered the use of spiritual care activities which we have developed for use with sick children and young people who are in hospital. These activities are aimed at providing a fun and informal way to open up a conversation about spirituality with children:

Useful books, articles and resources

The Beryl Institute and the HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN)'s White Paper: ‘The Critical Role of Spirituality in Patient Experience’. Instructions for downloading a free copy are on the HCCN website

An extract from Pooky Knightsmith's book, 'Using Poetry to Promote Talking and Healing', is available to read. You can order a copy of the book or download a PDF of some of the poems here.

Disability matters - free e-learning for professionals working with disabled children and young people.

Multi-faith Calendar

Find out about multi-faith and cultural events in this calendar on interfaith.org.uk, including links with explanations of festivals and activity ideas for celebrating them.