We live our best lives when we are healthy in body, mind and spirit – and this focus on holistic well-being is a focus of parish nurses. The Westberg Institute offers great information about establishing a parish nursing program in your congregation.
Especially in times when congregants need authoritative health care information, a parish nurse can help provide the expertise to keep people safe and healthy. The duties vary by context, but parish nurses may educate, advise, advocate and provide screenings. This article from National Caregivers Library explains. (Photo: Joshua Smith, Creative Commons)