Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
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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Each of the five conferences hosted by CAPS so far has focused on a different aspect of ageing and spirituality; this conference focused on disability. Disability in later life arises from two different perspectives: lifelong ...
Ceramidas reports in Chapter 13 on some aspects of her doctoral study into the relationship between depression and Christian faith in later life. Depression is yet another disability that leads to reduced quality of life for older ...
In this chapter I want to explore some aspects of this complex cultural milieu and how it impacts upon the ways in which people with dementia are perceived, understood and treated. In so doing I will challenge conventional ...
For current purposes it will be helpful to draw attention to two aspects of Singer's definition: 1. its liberal assumptions 2. its emphasis on function as definitive of personhood. According to this understanding, human beings do not ...
... contributes to the cultural, economic, political and social life of the civil community to which he (or she) belongs. (Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace 2005, n.189) The right to participate in all aspects of the life of a ...
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Table des matières
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