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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... on the major themes of the book before introducing practice-related issues. The authors include academics and practitioners with backgrounds in theology, ethics, nursing, social work, psychology, diversional therapy 9 PREFACE.
... social work, psychology, diversional therapy and occupational therapy. In Chapter 1, Elizabeth MacKinlay introduces the book with an overview of the issues of ageing, disability and spirituality that follow. The second chapter, by John ...
... social, emotional and spiritual connectedness. Hallahan (Chapter 8) also writes of the minimal participation of people with disabilities 'at the heart of congregational life'. She writes about the 'priority of belonging', noting that ...
... social, spiritual, ethical and cultural dimensions. Hughes et al. (2006, p.4) contend that 'because of the ways in which dementia is thought of, the diagnosis itself amplifies any disabilities that may result from the pathology'. In a ...
... social contracts that make up the matrix of society, they are also perceived as vital dimensions of what it means to be a person and to live in a manner which can truly be called human. The loss of intellectual functions such as ...
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