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Spiritual care

Spiritual care is dedicated to nurturing the holistic well-being of clients, families and staff.

Reflection room

Spiritual care plays a pivotal role in nourishing the holistic well-being, emotional needs of clients, families, and staff, and fostering hope in times of challenges and crisis. 

Acknowledging the profound impact of spiritual support in times of crises, Holland Bloorview is committed to providing spiritual care services and resources that addresse the diverse spiritual needs of staff, clients and their families. 

Through spiritual care, we offer meditation sessions, prayers, sacred texts, rituals, consultation for ethical concerns, memorial services/celebration of life, and one-on-one visits with clients, families and staff. 

We embrace the diverse spiritual and religious needs of our community, and strive to foster a compassionate and inclusive environment and an atmosphere of acceptance and warmth.

Spiritual care resources at Holland Bloorview

Spiritual Care Services:

A dedicated spiritual care provider offering compassionate care to staff, clients, and their families, while respecting each person’s religious and cultural background. 

Spiritual care services include: 

  • Spiritual and emotional support during difficult times and distress
  • Compassionate presence
  • Hope and spiritual healing
  • Help to maintain a sense of identity, connection, meaning and purpose
  • Prayer, meditation and blessings

Reflection Room

Available to all families, staff and volunteers who would like a quiet space for reflection, meditation or prayer.   

Meditative literature and religious items.

Information resources: 

Scope of practice, information on spiritual care


Ruveyda Durmus
Spiritual Care Practitioner
416-425-6220, ext. 3656