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Spiritual Care

Spiritual care is an integral part of the support we provide at UCI Medical Center.

It is a source of comfort and strength for patients and families as they navigate the challenges of hospitalization and serious illness while making difficult decisions.

Our team includes chaplains and volunteer spiritual care leaders from different faiths. They provide compassionate and caring spiritual support to patients and their families. 

Our team respects different beliefs, cultures and values.

Spiritual care services

Chaplain services are free. They include: 

  • Crisis intervention
  • Comfort and emotional support
  • Spiritual consultations and guidance
  • Support in decision making and ethical dilemmas
  • Prayers, blessings, rituals and sacraments
  • Contacting patients' clergy or spiritual leaders
  • End-of-life support

    Request spiritual care services 

    To request Spiritual Care Services Sunday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., ask your nurse or call:


    Meditation room

    The UCI Douglas Hosptial mediation/prayer room is located near the main lobby in room 11.

    Spiritual care staff 

    Rev. Ieda Grigg, MIS, BCC

    Rev. Paul Swift, MA
    Per-Diem Chaplain

    Joe Choi

    Father Joseph Yang


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