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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... significant persons in need of care, love, recognition and sometimes protection. And yet, as I began to spend time with people with dementia and talk to carers, it was clear that the ways in which services were set up, the lack of time ...
... significant negative impact on people experiencing dementia. However, as Kitwood points out, 'this error is made repeatedly, and the findings of medical science are called in as a testimony to its truth' (p.152). Secondly, and ...
... significant elements in the life journey of many elderly persons. Friendships enrich and enliven lives that are, at times, increasingly limited by diminished sight, hearing and mobility, and by burdens such as arthritis and the loss of ...
... significant role and add to the limits imposed on an individual by specific impairments. To enter further into debates presently under way in the area of disability studies would take us beyond the topics central to this chapter. It is ...
... significant inequalities exist then a case could well be made for preferential treatment. These issues are frequently played out when our duty as a civil society to provide appropriate care for ageing persons and persons with ...
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