Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 15 févr. 2008 - 272 pages
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.
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... Kitwood (1997) that sees persons with dementia, not the disease first. 'The significance and personhood of the ... Kitwood's construct one step further as he asks what the status is of the person who has no human relationships. His ...
... Kitwood. Whilst acknowledging the very real loss that people with dementia encounter, Kitwood presents an important counter-argument, suggesting that dementia should be reframed in terms of what people with dementia are and can do ...
... Kitwood here indicates the tensions between the natural and the social history of dementia and the negative consequences that occur when either one is given priority over the other. Due to the power of the medical interpretation of ...
... Kitwood points out that the actual functioning of all people is considerably lower than their potential functioning ... Kitwood's hypothesis is correct, there is no necessary correlation between level one and level three. We cannot ...
... Kitwood's position is for current purposes, it is not without its problems, primary amongst them being the lack of the transcendent in his understanding of relationality. If personhood is determined by human relationships-in-community ...
A Narrative of Ageing Loss and Exclusion
Ethical and Theological Issues for Dementia Care
Exploring Disability and Spirituality
The Interplay of Faith and Depression in Later Life
The Potential for Choir Work to Reduce Depression and Meet Spiritual Needs
Chapter 15 Humour and Its Link to Meaning and Spirituality in War
Chapter 16 Pastoral Rituals Ageing and New Paths into Meaning
The Possibilities for Wellbeing and Care
Jacobs Wrestling with the Unknown Genesis 32
Addressing the Challenge of Dementia in Later Life
A Journey Inwards to a Spiritual Self
Buddhist Perspectives for a Theology of Pastoral Care for the Ageing and Persons with Disabilities