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When To Notify A Chaplain

Notify a chaplain:Patient & Visitors Chaplain

  • For codes or death
  • If patient is weakening or dying
  • If changes in a patient’s condition warrant summoning their family to the hospital
  • If ethical consultation or clarification is needed by a patient or their family
  • If a patient has been given ‘bad news’ and requires or requests support
  • If a family member is having trouble coping with the illness or needs to talk with someone
  • If a patient appears depressed and requires immediate attention
  • If medical staff orders a Pastoral Care consult/referral
  • If a patient and/or family need help with Advanced Directives
  • If a patient or family member is struggling with ethical decisions

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Jacksonville
(903) 541-4546

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler
(903) 531-4567

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro
(903) 342-5227