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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... cognitive and physical functional capacity, and active engagement with life' (p.433). While this model is helpful to use in health promoting strategies for ageing, it sets those who live with disabilities outside the model. Critique of ...
... cognitive loss. We have certainly found this to be possible in the long-term small group spiritual reminiscence research (MacKinlay and Trevitt 2006). Swinton takes Kitwood's construct one step further as he asks what the status is of ...
... dominate the literature. The first is the biomedical view of dementia as a disease of increasing cognitive decline that robs the person of abilities over a number of years, INTRODUCTION: AGEING, DISABILITY AND SPIRITUALITY / 15.
... cognitive decline (and increased awareness of her mortality) and the other because of the diagnosis of cancer. Bryden also noted (2005) that living in the present is a new experience, with a letting-go of the anxieties that surround the ...
... cognitive ability, independence and the capacity for self-advocacy. Not only are these capacities deemed necessary for entry into the socio-political system, for example through the various social contracts that make up the matrix of ...
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