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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... 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 this model of ageing ...
... functions such as thinking, remembering, and reasoning takes on a particularly negative set of meanings within liberal culture. Personhood is defined precisely by those aspects of experience that people with dementia lose as their ...
... function in multiple cognitive domains. Diagnostic features include: memory impairment and at least one of the following: aphasia, apraxia, agnosia, disturbances in executive functioning. In addition, the cognitive impairments must be ...
... function as definitive of personhood. According to this understanding, human beings do not find their worth in what ... functions as memory, reason, self-consciousness, autonomy and self-advocacy. It is not enough for someone simply to ...
... functional understandings in important ways. He defines personhood not in terms of functionality, but in terms of ... function. Personhood is the product of a particular form of relational encounter. To be a person requires one to be ...
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