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Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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Pastoral Care
Ministry Provided

Kaleida Health Pastoral Care presents a unique milieu for providing pastoral care on an interfaith basis in a collaborative style. Pastoral care provides a natural bridge, facilitating interpersonal and interdisciplinary communication.

The following Ministries are provided across Kaleida Health:

  • Ministry to patients and families in crisis that reflect their faith traditions on a twenty-four hour basis
  • Crises ministry that decreases litigation and increases patient satisfaction as well as employee satisfaction
  • Effective ministry to the troubled employee to decrease absenteeism and increase the sense of belonging and commitment; this benefit has a dollar value that helps justify professional salaries
  • Quality Improvement programs, clinical research and participation in the resolution of ethical dilemmas
  • Outreach to the community clergy providing patient information via phone calls or fax message