Download e-book for iPad: Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality: A Guide for Older by Elizabeth Mackinlay

By Elizabeth Mackinlay

ISBN-10: 1849052905

ISBN-13: 9781849052900

This delicate and compassionate publication offers older those people who are nearing the tip of existence and their household, in addition to the pros who paintings with them, with a better intensity of figuring out of religious concerns surrounding loss of life and death. Illustrated with the studies of many older humans, it explores very important subject matters reminiscent of grief and loss; worry; discomfort, misery and discomfort; attractiveness; transcendence; prayer; the therapeutic of relationships; and intimacy, and indicates that the ultimate trip in the direction of dying may be the most spiritually significant occasions within the lifetime of an older individual - a time within which there's nonetheless desire, and within which the individual that is demise and their family can develop spiritually, bolstered by way of the tough occasions they face jointly. non secular matters for older individuals with dementia who're nearing the tip of existence also are explored, as are moral and ethical matters in dying and loss of life, and the ways that bereaved companions and family may perhaps come to phrases with the lack of a family member. This concise and available publication could be a invaluable source for these within the being concerned professions and a wealthy resource of steering and aid for older those who are nearing the top of lifestyles and their families.

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