About the AHPCC

Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplains seek to:
Work within a multidisciplinary team committed to providing holistic care
Be proactive in assessing and meeting the complex spiritual and religious needs of patients, their families and carers
Discern and respect the cultural, spiritual and religious diversity of all patients, their families and carers
Ensure that all spiritual and religious care is patient-led, focused on the needs of individuals, families and carers

In support of these aims, the Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplains seeks to:
Identify and promote good practice.
Be an agent of professional development.
Provide professional support and fellowship.
Promote links with the constituency of palliative care.
Promote links with relevant church bodies and faith communities.

Our First 21 years!
A short history of the AHPCC from its inception in 1989 to the 21st anniversary in 2010. [download]