Our Mission and Values

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The Wesley Hospital is proudly part of UnitingCare, whose Mission and Values inform the way we care for you.

Mission

The purpose of UnitingCare arises out of the stated purpose of Jesus Christ “to have life in all its fullness” (John 10:10). As part of the Uniting Church, the mission of UnitingCare is to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities as we:

  • Reach out to people in need.
  • Speak out for fairness and justice.
  • Care with compassion, innovation and wisdom.

Mission Practices

Our Mission Practices are our DNA, informing our practice so our culture and strategy is aligned with our social impact of life in all its fullness for the people we serve.


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Worth and Dignity

We demonstrate the worth and dignity of every person.

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Reconciliation

We walk together with First Peoples.

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Holistic Care

We participate in God’s healing power to the whole person.

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People-Centred

We cultivate practices centred on people and relationships.

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Reflective Action

We value action that is grounded in reflection, research and investigative exploration.

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Stewardship

We are faithful stewards of the resources entrusted to us.

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Advocacy

We stand up for what is fair and just.


Values

Our values guide us daily and are fundamental in the work we do and reinforce the way we work together in living out our mission.

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Compassion

Demonstrating understanding and empathy for others, to bring holistic care, hope and inspiration.

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Respect

Honouring and embracing diversity, uniqueness and the contribution of others.

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Justice

Focusing on the needs of the people we serve and working for a fair, just and sustainable society.

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Working Together

Appreciating the richness of individual contributions, partnerships and teamwork.

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Leading through Learning

Encouraging innovation and supporting learning.