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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... someone who has disabilities? How does spirituality assist people living with disabilities? What spiritual strengths can be drawn on by carers? This is not a book that will tell you how to provide physical care for older people who have ...
... someone hidden deep within their past. I felt as though I was drowning in a terrifying sea of babbling, dishevelled, 'crazy' people. I had never been on a ward before – any ward, never mind this! This was an initiation of fire. At first ...
... someone simply to be human. To be a person one needs to be able to have particular capacities and to carry out specific functions without which the morally protective label of 'person' cannot be ascribed. Of course, the attributes ...
... someone who appears to have been stripped of both, we need to be sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. We need to develop a faith that is based on the theological certainties highlighted in this chapter and ...
... someone who had a 60-year lifespan, though he died at the age of 66. At the end of his life he was blind and he was deaf and he was demented.' Michael's sister-in-law didn't agree that Michael was demented, but thought that he was ...
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