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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... sense of time is contextual. It is one thing to say that time goes too quickly; it is another to know what today is – is it Friday? Does it matter? In dementia, and maybe even on holidays, labelling of time becomes less urgent, and the ...
... sense they had forgotten who and whose they were. Yet there was much that they still retained. They still laughed and cried, they still enjoyed the warmth of human contact, they were still, if you were prepared to listen and take the ...
... sense of the future, a sense of the past, the capacity to relate to others, concern for others, communication and curiosity' (Singer 1993, p.86). For current purposes it will be helpful to draw attention to two aspects of Singer's ...
... sense? That they are experiencing subjects, with cognitions, intentions, desires, emotions, there can be no doubt. In the dominant discourse, however, and in some of the subordinate discourses also, dementia sufferers are present ...
... sense both create and own their personhood, in Kitwood's perspective, community comes first; individuals emerge from and are shaped by the types of relationships that occur as they participate in some form of community. Something. more ...
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