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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... possible and achievable for many older people notwithstanding their disabilities. What is required is a willingness to look outside the disabilities, to see these people, not assessed according to various scales that would label them as ...
... 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 the person who has no human relationships. His ...
... possible a sharing of lives with one another that enables us to go on in the face of the inexplicable' (Hauerwas 2004a, p.16). McNamara (in Chapter 3) gives emphasis to human bodiliness and our responses to each other as wounded healers ...
... possible when people are able to openly dialogue about what it means to have dementia. She has been empowered to live life to the full, even in the presence of dementia. She has written out of her own experience of having dementia. She ...
... through use of symbols and ritual. Hope is made possible through finding one's true identity, being able to transcend seemingly insurmountable challenges, and rest in the strength that INTRODUCTION: AGEING, DISABILITY AND SPIRITUALITY / 17.
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
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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