Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life by Elizabeth MacKinlay
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Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life
By Elizabeth MacKinlay

Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life

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Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life by Elizabeth MacKinlay

Book Description

Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life explores the spiritual dimension of ageing and investigates the role of pastoral and spiritual care in helping the frail elderly cope with end-of-life issues. Focusing on the experience of nursing home residents and anecdotes gathered in interviews, MacKinlay sensitively presents the struggles facing older people in need of care, such as loss of independence and privacy. Her findings show that despite ill health, loneliness and depression, older people near the end of their lives find meaning and support in (re)discovering their spirituality, and that this is not just the experience of those in care facilities, but of older people more generally. The book includes a useful chapter on spiritual assessment, providing carers with information on how to recognise the need for care. This book will be of interest to nurses, care workers, pastoral support professionals and anyone else working with older people.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843102311
ISBN-10: 1843102315
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 13-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Spiritual Dimension of Ageing by Elizabeth MacKinlay Spiritual Dimension of Ageing, Paperback (February 2017)

People are asking more and more questions about life and meaning as they are growing older and living for longer. There are increasing opportunities to engage with spiritual well-being later in life. This book provides a comprehensive study of spirituality and ageing, with newly updated material on recent developments in this field.

Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia by Elizabeth MacKinlay Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia, Paperback (June 2015)

This practical guide teaches carers how to facilitate engaging spiritual reminiscence sessions with people with dementia. Carers will learn about the many benefits of spiritual reminiscence, and develop the skills, confidence and communication techniques needed to support people with dementia in this activity.

Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia by Elizabeth MacKinlay Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia, Paperback (July 2012)

This groundbreaking book reveals the findings of the first major study on spiritual reminiscence with people with dementia. The authors present evidence for the efficacy of spiritual reminiscence with this group, and drawing on examples demonstrate its many benefits, as revealed by the study.

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Author Biography - Elizabeth MacKinlay

Elizabeth MacKinlay, an Anglican priest, is Director of the Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies in Canberra, Australia, and Chair of the Australian Capital Territory Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing. She is Professor at the Charles Sturt University School of Theology. She has previously authored The Spiritual Dimension of Ageing, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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