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Del

activities officer From New South Wales, Australia


About Del:

Del Marie McAlister’s extensive experience includes being the chaplain of Ballina District Hospital (NSW) and at an aged care facility in NSW, and as a suicide bereavement responder with the Standby Program. She is aptly qualified in the fields of grief counselling, life coaching, aged care, and chaplaincy.


Del is not only a grief counsellor, but also a funeral celebrant, freelance journalist, author, an accredited disaster response chaplain, and the local representative for Push for Palliative.


Del works part time as a recreational activities officer in an aged care facility and in her spare time speaks at conferences, presents seminars, promotes her books, offers chaplaincy, coaching and counselling services, and runs a local grief support group. You can contact her direct to order her book EMBRACING GRIEF, by emailing [email protected]

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Del 8th Aug 2017 activities officer

The Role of the Activity Staff in Palliative Care

Del has submitted a new article: The Role of Activity Staff in Palliative Care
Del 25th Jul 2017 activities officer

How to Help People Find Their Sense of Purpose

Del has submitted a new article: How To Help People Find Their Sense Of Purpose
Del 29th May 2017 activities officer

How to Create a Culture of Happiness

Del has submitted a new article: How to Create a Culture of Happiness
Del 24th Apr 2017 activities officer

12 Activity Recycling Ideas

Del has submitted an article: 12 Activity Recycling Ideas
Del 4th Apr 2017 activities officer

Dealing with Grief: How to Cope when clients pass away

I'm available to come and talk at facilities. Please contact me directly- [email protected]
Del 30th Mar 2017 activities officer

Dealing with Grief: How to Cope when clients pass away

It looks like my article was perfect timing for so many of you. Xx
Del 30th Mar 2017 activities officer

Dealing with Grief: How to Cope when clients pass away

So glad the article was published just at the right time for you Kathleen x
Del 28th Mar 2017 activities officer

Dealing with Grief: How to Cope when clients pass away

Del has submitted an article: Dealing with Grief
Del 5th Apr 2016 activities officer

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