Spiritual Care Interventions for Persons with Dementia

Dec. 5, 2017
3 p.m. ET

Join us for this webinar to explore aspects of dementia that affect spiritual care and interventions designed to reignite spirituality in persons suffering from memory loss. The program will cover spiritual care needs in various stages of dementia and suggest approaches for addressing these needs. The program will also discuss outreach to faith-based organizations to help them meet spiritual care needs of persons with dementia within their congregations.


The purpose of this webinar is to:

  • Recognize the aspects of dementia that affect the delivery of spiritual care
  • Identify the primary spiritual care needs of persons with dementia
  • Discuss interventions to reignite spirituality in persons suffering from memory loss.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is relevant for:

  • Pastoral Care Leaders
  • Long-Term Care Leaders
  • Mission Leaders
  • CMOs
  • CNOs


Wallace_CindyRev. Dr. Cindy R Wallace, BCC
Chaplain Manager
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behaviorial Health Hospital
Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Rev. Cindy R. Wallace, D.Min., BCC, is chaplain manager for the AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Hoffman Estates, Ill., where she serves patients who range in age from pediatric to geriatric. The Spiritual Care Services team provides pastoral care through spirituality groups, individual referrals and crisis debriefing. She is a Board Certified Chaplain through the Association of Professional Chaplains and has served on several certification committees, as well as being a mentor for chaplains seeking to become professionally certified. She completed her master of divinity degree at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary and her doctor of ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. She has presented workshops nationally at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly and locally in churches, hospitals and long-term care facilities. She also leads workshops, support groups and CEU-approved presentations for medical professionals.

Certificate of Attendance

Please note CHA does not offer Continuing Education Units (CEU) for any programs. Participants will receive an email with information on how to acquire a Certificate of Attendance following the program (typically included in the program evaluation email). Certificates of Attendance may be submitted to relevant organizations that accept proof of contact hours as credit. These include:

American College of Healthcare Executives: American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) members may self-report qualifying CEUs using the contact hour information provided on their CHA Certificate of Attendance. To self-report, log in as a member on the ACHE site; use the link on the left-hand side to self-report applicable contact hours for CEU credit.

NACC Board Certified Chaplains: National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) board certified chaplain members may self-report their continuing education hours (CEH's) using the contact hours information provided on their CHA Certificate of Attendance

For further information regarding Certificates of Attendance, please contact Danette Thompson, (314) 253-3408.

Participant/Site Coordinator Role

As a participant, you will receive dial-in instructions and webinar materials one week prior to the webinar via email. These materials will come to you from "CHA Service Center," so please watch for that email address. Be sure to have these materials ready the day of the webinar so that you can easily access the event and utilize the materials. If you have registered and are convening a group of participants, please consider yourself the "site coordinator" and review the following suggested recommendations for serving in that role on behalf of the group.

More information

CHA Member Benefit

CHA's webinars are designed to offer timely, convenient, relevant, cost-effective education about key topics and issues.

Can't Participate in the Live Event?

If your schedule doesn't permit you to participate in the live event, please register (FREE for CHA members) and you will automatically receive a link to the archived version of the webinar.


For more information contact the CHA Service Center or Julie Trocchio, Senior Director, Community Benefit and Continuing Care