I have served as parish nurse for 1st Presbyterian in Derby since 1995.
I have done workshops on Advanced directives and childs understanding of death.
We have a health equipment closet for loan of donated equipment, crutches, walkers ect.
We do monthly BP checks, did blood sugar checks once
I answer individual questions as they arise, articles for the church newsletter, health education.
I do drug info cards for those who inquire about Rx.
We have a file in the office of phone numbers of family to be notified in an emergency, also preferred health facility, doctor and ongoing health problems.
I also help with hospital and LTC visits, I have several other RN's that will also help. Our pastor is end stage of multiple myleoma so has a very low WBC and cannot go into the hospitals to call.
I have done a lot of education of the congregation as to his illness.