Supporting of the body, mind and spirit of our patients, the Spiritual Care Department provides for the emotional and spiritual needs of patients, families, visitors, caregivers and staff. Services are available at both the Pleasant Prairie and Kenosha Hospitals during normal business hours. After hour services are available for crisis and emergency sacramental support.
Whether you’re facing a physical change in health or end of life situation, need guidance on ethical decisions or a companion in prayer, clinically certified staff are available to provide compassionate and caring support for emotional, spiritual and advanced care needs, including but not limited to;
Anxiety over health situation
Worry regarding the future
Loneliness due to isolation
Sadness as a result of change
Grieving caused by loss
Prayer for spiritual guidance
Sacramental or ritual support
Exploring spiritual questions
Connecting with faith communities
Requests for spiritual resource
Advocacy for patients, family and staff
Guidance in decision making
Advice on ethical issues
Consults for end of life care
Support completing advance care planning documents including - A Health Care Power of Attorney appointing a representative to legally make decisions if incapacitated and - A Living Will declaring predetermined care preferences.
Dedicated areas for spiritual reflection, prayer and resources located at: - Kenosha Hospital 3rd floor near Palmer elevator. - Pleasant Prairie Hospital Atrium near entrance and 2nd floor near Atrium elevators.
For Services phone 262-656-3523 or 262-577-8332.
The Froedtert South Spiritual Care Department staff is committed to bringing comfort, healing, compassion, and support to our patients, their families, and our staff regardless of their religious affiliation. In order to fulfill the needs of our patients, their families and friends, and those of our peers and leaders, we offer:
Spiritual and emotional support which respects each patient’s individual journey Presence, encouragement and reassurance during times of uncertainty Integrating wellness to the whole person body, mind and spirit Rituals offered (Anointing of the Sick, Communion etc. . .) Inspirational resources available upon request Times of prayer, reflection and counsel Understanding and respecting diversity of cultures, ethnic backgrounds and religious traditions Advance Directive and Living Will explanation, discussion and completion Loss, grief and bereavement education and resources Crisis support in times of need Advocating for patient, family and staff needs Referrals to contact a representative from your faith community Ethical guidance supporting difficult decision making processes
Staff is on campus Monday through Friday. Speak to your nurse or social worker if you would like to receive a visit from the chaplain.