Sustaining Persons, Grieving Losses: A Fresh Pastoral Approach for the Challenges of the Dementia Journey

Sustaining Persons, Grieving Losses: A Fresh Pastoral Approach for the Challenges of the Dementia Journey

Paperback

$30.00
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, April 29

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498237956
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/19/2017
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Dianne Crowther is a highly experienced chaplain who has worked in both the community and aged care sectors. She has held roles as educator, pastoral caregiver, and, most recently, researcher. Her PhD focused on the provision of pastoral care for persons with dementia and their family caregivers.

Table of Contents

Foreword Neil Pembroke ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgements xv

Introduction xvii

Chapter 1 Grounding Care: Sustaining Persons in Context 1

Chapter 2 Grounding Pastoral Care: Spirituality and Meaning 17

Chapter 3 Caregiving: A Lived Experience 30

Chapter 4 Caregivers' Journeys: Themes and Meanings 67

Chapter 5 Grieving Losses: "The Long Goodbye" 100

Chapter 6 Local Pastoral Practice, Perspectives, and Meanings 117

Chapter 7 Theological Foundations for Care 154

Chapter 8 A Pastoral Approach 177

Chapter 9 Moving Forward 190

Epilogue 197

Appendix A Guidelines for Caregiver Interviews 201

Appendix B Local Practice Study 205

B.1 Email to Church Leaders

B.2 Focus Group Discussion Questions

Bibliography 209

Index 217

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews