The Spiritual Care Programme

Changing the way we care

An international network that offers non-denominational, contemplative education and training to support people facing loss, ill health or dying and those who care for them to discover their own inner resources for well-being and wholeness.


Charter for Compassion

Vision: A world where everyone is committed to living by the principle of compassion.

Charter for Compassion provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide. Our mission is to bring to life the principles articulated in the Charter for Compassion through concrete, practical action in a myriad of sectors.



National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.


The Netherlands: CareSpace

Training en support voor zorgverleners en anderen die te maken hebben met verlies, ziekte en sterven. Al meer dan 25 jaar ervaring in training op het gebied van spirituele zorgvaardigheden, meditatie en compassietraining.


Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training

Training in deep listening for those who wish to develop more effective listening skills. It is is based on the method of Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training (ACDLT®), which is resourced by the natural awareness at the core of our being

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Ireland: The Spiritual Care Centre at Dzogchen Beara

The centre sits high on cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with breathtaking views of sea and sky. It offers retreats, workshops and professional training as well as personal support to those facing long-term or life-limiting illness, living with disability, or suffering from grief, stress or burnout.


Germany: Sukhavati Spritual Care Centre

Sukhavati is the first Buddhist center for spiritual care in Germany - a house of life and community, a place of silence and contemplation.


End-of-Life University

Since we live in a death-avoidant society, many of us have little experience with the dying process and feel fear when the subject arises. But it's a fact that each of us will one day face the loss of our loved ones and our own death. 


Argentina: Paliar

Medicina del dolor y Cuidados Paliativos

Buenos Aires/ El equipo de internación domiciliaria y en nuestra casa de Cuidados Paliativos (hospice) ofrecemos confort, compasión y dignidad para aquellas personas que tienen enfermedades que amenazan la vida.


Quality of Life Care

Founded by nurse and doula, Deanna Cochran. It offers a wealth of resources to doulas, midwives to the dying.