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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... asking whether it is 'better to be dead than disabled'. Apart from the obvious physical struggle Newell has encountered over many years of living with long-term disability, it is the lack of human compassion that seems to strike at him ...
... asked if it would be alright to tell other residents of an aged care facility that one of their friends in the facility had died. The question related to respecting the privacy of the person who had died. If fear drives the agenda, then ...
... asked. Who is the dementia sufferer? What is the experience of dementing really like? How can those who have a dementing illness be enabled to remain persons in the full sense? That they are experiencing subjects, with cognitions ...
... asked the lady, 'Are you afraid that you will forget God?' 'Yes, Yes!' she replied emphatically. The nurse was then able to say to her, 'You know even if you should forget God, He will not forget you. He has promised that.' For this ...
... asked how wounds can become the source of healing (Nouwen 1972). Answering this question takes us into the mystery of Christian discipleship and how it engages the strengths and limits of our creaturely existence in the world. For ...
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