» A Voice of Calming Compassion
Hospital scenes – where there is trauma, tragedy, and unexpected loss – are often chaotic and emotional. In times of shock and disbelief, individuals may feel numb and can have difficulty accepting that a loss has occurred or is occurring. In these very darkest moments, a gentle and calming presence is required. Enter a member of the hospital’s pastoral care team.
On this episode of Let’s Talk About Life, we get a deeper insight into the vital role of the pastoral care team as they journey with families in trauma. Rev. Elizabeth Hewett, Director of Pastoral Care for University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, shares her experience working with families, staff members, and Lifebanc.