Chaplaincy

Braemar’s heritage as part of the Presbyterian Church means we have long-offered our residents chaplaincy services. Our relationship-centred approach is evident in our chaplaincy service, with our chaplain Paul Bloomfield available to nurture and care for residents spiritual needs.

Paul Bloomfield

Paul is our chaplain and hosts regular hymn services, singing activities and biblical enrichment at each of our facilities. Other activities include Sunday Church Services, Christmas Services, Easter Services, ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day acknowledgement as well as one on one discussions with residents and families who require spiritual guidance.

Paul was born in a quaint English Village in Northamptonshire England. He trained for Hotel  Management Ramsgate Kent before training at St Charles Hospital Ladbroke Grove London. Paul qualified as RN in 1970 and emigrated to Australia in 1974.

Once in Australia, Paul worked with   indigenous people in Derby before training for Christian Ministry. He was ordained with Westminster Presbyterian Church in 1991 and Pastored four Churches before becoming Chaplain of Braemar Presbyterian Care in 2004.

Paul lives with his wife Dawn in Cooloongup, with their cat Willow. He enjoys travel, gardening, carpentry reading, preaching, teaching the Bible, writing songs and poetry and plays guitar and ukelele.