Hospital Visitor's Handbook by Neville A. Kirkwood
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Hospital Visitor's Handbook
By Neville A. Kirkwood

A Hospital Visitor's Handbook

The Do's and Don'ts of Hospital Visitation

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Hospital Visitor's Handbook by Neville A. Kirkwood

Book Description

A practical guide to the art of hospital visitation, written especially for lay people who volunteer to visit fellow parishioners who are ill. The author, a hospital chaplain with many years' experience, guides readers through the obstacles of visiting the sick and dying. Chapters will address such topics as respecting patient needs and moods, communicating effectively, nonverbal communication, hospital protocol, prayer, and so on.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780819222008
ISBN-10: 0819222003
Format: Paperback
(152mm x 101mm x 5mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Morehouse Publishing
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Neville A. Kirkwood

Pastoral Care in Hospitals by Neville A. Kirkwood Pastoral Care in Hospitals, Paperback (January 2006)

A practical guide to the art of hospital visitation for clergy and those with special training. The author, a hospital chaplain with many years' experience, guides readers through the obstacles and challenges of visiting and ministering to the sick and dying.

Pastoral Care to the Aged by Neville A. Kirkwood Pastoral Care to the Aged, Paperback (October 2005)

A nuts-and-bolts guidebook to visiting the elderly in their homes, as well as in nursing homes, retirement communities, and hospitals, to offer pastoral care and spiritual comfort. It presents an overview of the aging process and address the spiritual needs of the elderly, and offers practical help to make visits more fruitful.

Lay Pastoral Worker's Hospital Handbook by Neville A. Kirkwood Lay Pastoral Worker's Hospital Handbook, Paperback (October 2005)

Addresses such topics as awareness of patient needs, ministering to patients in crisis, and the place of prayer in the hospital visit. This is a guide to the art of hospital visitation, especially for those who are trained as lay pastoral workers. It also looks at Jesus as the theological model for lay pastoral workers ministering to the sick.

Pastoral Care to Muslims by Neville A. Kirkwood Pastoral Care to Muslims, Hardback (January 2002)

Kirkwood is a Christian author, lecturer, and preacher who has served in cross-cultural missions in India for 17 years, and as a hospital chaplain for 18. Following an overview of the major beliefs of Islam, particularly those related to illness and dying, Kirkwood suggests guidelines for providing

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Author Biography - Neville A. Kirkwood

Neville Kirkwood is an ordained minister who has had a long career as a hospital chaplain. He earned his doctor of ministry degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary. He is the author of A Hospital Handbook on Multiculturalism and Religion and Pastoral Care in Hospitals. He lives in Australia.

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