The report on mission, spiritual care and health care ethics is produced annually by St. Joseph’s Health Care London for the St. Joseph’s Health Care Society. Our thanks to clinical ethicist Marleen Van Laethem and the ethics committees, and to spiritual care coordinator Ciaran McKenna and the spiritual care team.
This year, this report joins with our web-based annual reports to the community.
A Good Neighbor
The parable of the Good Samaritan is one of the important lessons from which Catholic health care derives its enduring mission. It is a lesson on being a good neighbor by giving care and compassion to those in need. Security guard Shawn Willows embodied this lesson when he went above and beyond to help Debbie Defeo and her mother.
St. Joseph’s Health Care London is a proud member of the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada and the Catholic Health Association of Ontario.