At Penang Adventist Hospital, we provide whole-person care by meeting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of patients. When you are admitted to the hospital, you might not be feeling emotionally healthy. Our Chaplains provide emotional and spiritual support to patients, religious of their religious affiliation, so that you and your family can have a comfortable stay during your time at Penang Adventist Hospital.
You’ll know when a Chaplain comes to visit by their blue coats and big smiles on their faces. This person has been trained to help you use your spiritual background to assist your healing process. They also guide you and your family to discover the meaning of sickness, suffering and death.
Chaplains are also trained to LISTEN to your story. They help you share your anxieties about yourself, your family or any concern you may wish to talk about. This person wants to be your friend! If you would like them to pray for you, just ask them to pray with you about what concerns you.
Why talk with a Chaplain?
Chaplains are here to assist you with a wide variety of spiritual and emotional needs including:
- Coping with the stress of illness and hospitalization
- Discussing difficult decisions
- Dealing with bad news from the doctor
- Offering religious rituals like sacraments, scripture reading, and prayer
- Contacting a clergy person of your own faith
- Easing the loneliness and isolation of a hospital stay
Always there for you
A Chaplain is available in the hospital seven days a week and are available 24 hours a day for emergencies. Our services are available free of charge. Please inform a nurse or call (+604) 222 7200 to ask the operator for chaplain services.