You are using an unlicensed and unsupported version of DotNetNuke Enterprise Edition. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to obtain a valid license.
The mission of Catholic Social Services Victoria is to assist the Catholic Church in Victoria to fulfil the gospel imperatives to:
Stand with and serve the poor, disadvantaged and marginalised; andwork for a just, equitable and compassionate society.
Search by Service Type
Search by Name
Display All Records
Also of interest….
Catholic Social Teaching Module
Mary MacKillop Resources
Mission and Strategy
Asylum Seekers Support
Reimagining Parish Services
Hearing Healing Hope - 2018
Review Reimagine Renew - 2015
Listening Learning Leading - 2013
Mary MacKillop - 2010
Our Common Home
Tweets by @CathSocServVic
Significant benefits of pastoral care confirmed in new report
A new report recently released by researchers at
Australian Catholic University
confirms the significant benefits of pastoral care to hospital patients and aged care residents. The report,
What are the benefits of Pastoral Care to hospital patients and aged care residents?
, adds to the
emerging literature on the impact of pastoral care in hospital and aged care settings.
While those working in this area know intuitively that pastoral care practitioners provide hospital patients and aged care residents with support that enhances their wellbeing, there is surprisingly little research into this important area of care. This unique Australian research project sought to better understand the perspectives of people who receive support from pastoral care practitioners.
The findings will have impact for understanding and improving services, recognising and acknowledging the contribution this dedicated group of professionals make to the wellbeing of the community, and demonstrating the benefits of care in order to retain and expand funding for the provision of services.
Read more about the report,
More Our News
More Member News
More Our Events
More Also of Interest
Catholic Social Services Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the Communities where we work.
Cardinal Knox Centre. 383 Albert Street (PO Box 146), East Melbourne Vic 3002
Tel: (03) 9287 5566 Fax: (03) 9287 5567 Email:
Copyright 2018 by Catholic Social Services Victoria