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Spiritual Services

Lee Health takes a holistic approach to the wellbeing of patients and family members, addressing more than just their physical, mental, and social needs. That's why we offer a Spiritual Services Program and interfaith chapels at every hospital location. The chapels are open at all times for meditation and prayer.

Please ask your nurse for directions or call Spiritual Services at 343-5199 (3-5199 inside one of our hospitals):

  • Lee Memorial Hospital
  • HealthPark Medical Center
  • Cape Coral Hospital
  • Gulf Coast Medical Center
  • Golisano Children's Hospital

Find Our Chapels

Lee Health provides chapels at each of our hospital campuses:

Chapels are located at each campus:

  • Cape Coral Hospital:
    • Bonner Chapel (1st floor)
    • Meditation Room (2nd floor)
  • Gulf Coast Medical Center:
    • Chapel (1st floor)
  • HealthPark Medical Center
    • Peters Memorial Chapel (1st floor)
  • Lee Memorial Hospital
    • Crump Chapel (6th floor/North Tower)
  • Golisano Children's Hospital
    • Chapel (First floor, across from gift shop)

Spiritual Care Support

The Spiritual Services department supports Lee Health’s promise of “Caring people, inspiring health.” We promote a healing environment by addressing the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, families, staff and volunteers.

Tending to patients’ spiritual concerns increases trust in their medical team and their overall satisfaction with care. Members of the Spiritual Services staff are available to listen to spiritual and emotional concerns, calm anxiety and help patients tap into their own spiritual resources.

Spiritual Services staff members are clinically trained and board-certified professionals who represent the highest standard of education and practice, including:

  • ​Prayers, invocations and blessings
  • Compassionate and active listening
  • Rituals, rites and sacraments
  • Sacred texts and religious resources
  • Crisis intervention
  • Connection with local faith communities
  • Pre- and postoperative visits
  • Parish Nurse Program
  • Community outreach ministry
  • Pediatric/Pregnancy Bereavement Support Program
  • Interfaith chapels and meditation rooms
  • Compassionate blankets

Staff and Volunteer Support

  • Critical Incident Stress Response
  • New volunteer orientation
  • Crisis counseling
  • Memorial, funeral and wedding services

Documentation

  • Spiritual assessments
  • Interventions
  • Care plans
  • Outcomes

End of Life Care

  • Goals of care discussion and support
  • End of life care decisions, discussion and support
  • Exploration of spiritual needs, concerns and values
  • Spiritual and cultural support
  • Spiritual rituals and prayers
  • Bereavement care and grief support
  • Ethical conversations around end-of-life care

Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration

  • Spiritual screening, assessment and plan of care
  • Religious/cultural resource
  • Patient rounds participation
  • Patient and family care conference participation
  • Ethics consultations and education
  • Advance Directives education and assistance

Spiritual Services Endowment Fund

You can play a major role in continuing the mission of Lee Health Spiritual Services. Your tax-deductible donation, made through Lee Health Foundation, will allow us to continue our efforts on behalf of our patients and community.

For more information, please contact the Lee Health Foundation at 239-343-6950 or visit their website at www.leehealthfoundation.org.

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