“Spiritual well-being is an indication of a person’s experience of personal integration, meaning, purpose and peace: and of the person’s life-giving relationship with others, the environment, and God.”


Service is not just about providing a bed and good quality care. It’s about looking at the whole person: body, soul and spirit.

Every human has a need for meaning; for purpose; for belonging; to be hopeful. Everyone has a sense of union with that which transcends us. Consequently, every person lives some type of spirituality. At the core of the role of chaplaincy, chaplains are meaning makers.

Every person has basic human needs:

  • to love
  • to be loved
  • to find meaning in what is happening in life events (especially in times of crisis)
  • to have reasons to hope/cope
  • to be significant to someone, and/or
  • for recognition of something they have accomplished.

Spirituality is the lens through which people interpret their universe. It is the basis for how they understand themselves; their multi-dimensional needs; the manner in which they relate to other people and that which they perceive as transcending themselves. This spirituality might, or might not, be expressed in Christian or other religious terminology.

Chaplains Directory

  • Ian Blackburne

Ian Blackburne

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  • Ian Hewson

Ian Hewson

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  • Jennifer Robbins

Jennifer Robbins

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  • Shane Thorne

Shane Thorne

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  • Stephen Grasso

Stephen Grasso

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  • Wade Sinclair

Wade Sinclair

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  • Susan Wight

Susan Wight

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  • Jane Clayson

Jane Clayson

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  • Gen Bosman

Gen Bosman

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  • Ian Hewson

Ian Hewson

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  • Chris Fisher

Chris Fisher

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  • Ian Hewson

Ian Hewson

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More than care… for over 45 years!

Baptistcare is one of WA’s largest not-for-profit providers of residential aged care, home care services and retirement living, supporting individuals and communities in metro and regional areas for over 45 years.

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Baptistcare is a not-for-profit organisation providing residential aged care, home care services and retirement living in Perth and WA.

Baptistcare Customer Centre
New customer enquiries

Phone: 1300 660 640

Baptistcare Head Office
General and corporate enquiries

95 Belgravia Street, Belmont WA 6104
Phone: (08) 9282 8600
Fax: (08) 9282 8697

Postal Address
PO Box 263
Bentley WA 6982