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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843102311
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/15/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The spiritual dimension of ageing and people in need of care 11
2 The studies of frail older people and staff in aged care 30
3 Assessment of spirituality and spiritual needs : a developmental approach 43
4 Meaning in life and frailty in the later years 56
5 Wisdom, final meaning, the spiritual journey and frail older people 69
6 Spiritual reminiscence : provisional and final meanings in frail older people 81
7 The spiritual journey and mental health among older adults in need of care 96
8 Meeting the challenge : older people with memory loss and dementia 109
9 Worship and use of ritual among older people : working in multifaith and multicultural societies 129
10 Vulnerability and transcendence 146
11 Living with chronic physical health problems 162
12 Relationship and intimacy needs among nursing home residents 176
13 Grief, death, dying and spirituality in an aged care facility 194
14 Ethical issues in the fourth age of life 213
15 The model of spiritual growth and care in the fourth age of life 229
App. 1 Assessment of the spiritual needs of older adults : level 1 246
App. 2 Assessment of spiritual needs of older adults : level 2 248
App. 3 Group topics for spiritual reminiscence 253
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