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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

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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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