Defining spirituality is always tricky. Froggatt K and Moffitt L Spiritual needs and religious practice in dementia care. The concept of spirituality is difficult to understand although there is an increasing acknowledgement that it plays an important part in our lives. There are two approaches to the definition of spirituality; both acknowledge a search for meaning.
For some people, a divine presence is central; for others spirituality is a secular concept involving inner life and personal belief.
Ageing and spirituality across faiths and cultures
Spirituality should certainly not be restricted to a narrowly Christian version. I would want to maintain that every person is a spiritual person, whether or not they recognise it.
However, a more precise definition is helpful. Such would incorporate principles and beliefs, values, aesthetic and a sense of awe. Health and social care practitioners are increasingly called upon to provide care to elderly people from a number of different faiths and cultures. This collection of essays examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver sensitive and appropriate care to people of all faiths.
- Fragrance des angoisses (French Edition).
- Digger Moles Special Christmas?
- Ageing and Spirituality Across Faiths and Cultures.
- Das Miteinander von Deutsch und Türkisch in der multikulturellen Jugendsprache Deutschlands: Ungesteuerter Spracherwerb nicht-türkischer Jugendlicher und das Phänomen Ethnolekt (German Edition).
- Why Spiritual Care?!
- Ageing and spirituality across faiths and cultures;
Chapters are written by authoritative figures from each of the world's major faith groups about the beliefs and practices of their older people. Elizabeth MacKinlay is both a registered nurse and an Anglican priest. Nicholas Stavropoulos, St.watch
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