Parallel Session 2.5.2 Focusing on the Workforce

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Parallel Session 2.5.2 Focusing on the Workforce

  1. 1. Community Chaplaincy Listening Dalbeattie Clinic Community Chaplaincy Listening Dalbeattie Clinic
  2. 2. From a Doctor’s Perspective
  3. 3. CCL@Dalbeattie Clinic• Up and Running 1 Year• 1 Chaplain; 6 appointments per week• About 50 patients• 1% practice population• Referrals from Practice Doctors and Nurses
  4. 4. The Benefits
  5. 5. Less Doctor Appointments• Limitless Time in an Ideal World• This is Not and Ideal World• For many Talking is the Healing Process• CCl Provides an Effective Forum for the Process
  6. 6. Reduced/More EffectiveReferrals to Specialist Care• The Healing Process of Telling One’s Story:• Can Remove the Need for Specialist Referral• Can make any Referral more Effective
  7. 7. Reduced/More Effective Pharmacological Intervention• Reduced Use of Anxiolytics• Reduced Use of Antidepressants
  8. 8. Positive Patient Perception• Patients Really Like the Service• 60.5% return• Very Positive
  9. 9. This Year’s Developments• Built a new holistic care room• Added chaplain appointments to the notes• Added CCL to the local Social Prescribing pilot• Service seems to be really “bedding in”.
  10. 10. Cases• Mr A.• Former armed forces- active service in NI• Married with grown up children• Struggling with low mood/ moderate depression• Confided in chaplain• Possibly saved his life
  11. 11. Cases• Mr B• New Patient, recent traumatic separation• Fell apart during consultation• Obviously helped by talking• Engaged fully with chaplain• Haven’t seen him since
  12. 12. In Summary• Less GP Appointments• More Effective Use of Resources• Service Popular with Patients• Builds Resilient Communities
  13. 13. Thank you

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