CompleteLife Spiritual Care
Tim Staker helps patients and families work through the powerful emotions and deep questions cancer evokes, addresses spiritual concerns, and mobilizes their inner resources. He and the social workers compose the team that provides immediate support to people in crisis or with noticeable anxiety or stress. He also provides support to staff dealing with the stress of patient care.
Staker is an ordained Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) minister. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys playing guitar and the Native American flute.
He can be reached at 948-6056.
Turning to the Chaplain for Care and Support
Spiritual care can include:
- faith community contact
- therapeutic touch
- religious services
To contact a chaplain at Indiana University Hospital or Riley Hospital for Children, call 944-7415.
Spirituality in Cancer Care (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute)