Cultivating the Caring Spirit Approach to Eldercare: A Training Guide for Professionals and Families / Edition 1

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Empower staff and enhance the quality of care in long-term care facilities with this innovative training program. Designed for staff, administrators, and family members, The Caring Spirit approach will help improve facility morale, reduce staff turnover, and prevent caregiver burnout. Additionally, the program will create a culture of caring built upon mutual respect and appreciation between staff, family members, and residents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932529067
  • Publisher: Health Professions Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

How to utilize "The Caring Spirit" Training Program and Guidebook

Why a Spiritual Approach to Training?

Professional Training Chapters: 

Chapter One
Understanding Spirituality and Your Spiritual Self

Chapter Two
Creating a More Spiritual Work Environment

Chapter Three
Why the Work They Do is a Blessing

Chapter Four
Inspiration: How it Affects Staff and Those for Whom They Care

Chapter Five
Spiritual Approaches to Caring for Elders

Chapter Six
  The Angels are with You:  Sources of Strength for the Work We Do
Chapter Seven
Spiritual Ways to Cope with Stress

Chapter Eight
Communicating from the Heart: A Spiritual Way Towards Healthier Communication

Chapter Nine
Rituals: How They Help People Stay Connected to Their Culture, Their Past and

Chapter Ten 
Taking Care of Your Spirit:  'The Caring Spirit' Way!

Family Training Chapters

Chapter Eleven
Caring From a Spiritual Way, Why it Matters!

Chapter Twelve
Helping Families Connect from Their Hearts: A Spiritual Way Towards Healthier

Chapter Thirteen  
Spiritual Approaches to Stress

Chapter Fourteen  
Helping Your Family Member 'Finish Well'

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