From the Heart Through the Hands: The Power of Touch in Caregiving

From the Heart Through the Hands: The Power of Touch in Caregiving

by Dawn Nelson
     
 

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This revised and updated edition presents a combination of practical advice, true stories, and invaluable information for those who want to increase their ability to communicate more consciously and effectively through touch. The physical and psychosocial benefits of skilled touch for the confined, elderly, and ill are elucidated, providing the reader with a… See more details below

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This revised and updated edition presents a combination of practical advice, true stories, and invaluable information for those who want to increase their ability to communicate more consciously and effectively through touch. The physical and psychosocial benefits of skilled touch for the confined, elderly, and ill are elucidated, providing the reader with a greater understanding of how to use touch as a tool to communicate with individuals living with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. Massage-therapy students, doctors, nurses, nursing home and extended care facility workers, chaplains, social workers, grief counselors, and all volunteer and family caregivers will benefit from this physical, emotional, and spiritual guide to hands-on comfort and healing.

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"Here are the tools for geriatric care and utterly transforming the experience of aging."  —Deane Juhan, author, Job's Body

"A treasure that every caregiver and health professional should read."  —Dr. Bernie Siegel, author, Love, Medicine and Miracles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844090839
Publisher:
Findhorn Press
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,434,467
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.51(d)

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Deane Juhan
"Here are the tools for geriatric care and utterly transforming the experience of aging."
—author, Job's Body
Dr. Bernie Siegel
"A treasure that every caregiver and health professional should read."
—author, Love, Medicine and Miracles

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