Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care : Take My Hand
By: Goldschmidt, Barbara.
Contributor(s): van Meines, Niamh | Goldschmidt, James.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011Description: 1 online resource (212 p.).ISBN: 9780857010483.Subject(s): Dementia | Hand | Terminal care | Touch -- Therapeutic useGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care : Take My HandDDC classification: 615.8 | 615.8/52 | 615.852 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care: Take My Hand; Acknowledgments; A Sense of Connection; 1. Your Radiant Sea; 2. Sharing the Benefits of Touch; 3. The Body as Particles and Waves; 4. A Tangible Spirit; Focusing Your Touch; 5. Physical and Energetic Qualities of the Hand; 6. Before You Begin: Observing Best Practices; 7. Elements of a Session; 8. A Hand Massage Sequence; 9. At a Glance: The Sequence and Reminders; The Reality of Practicing; 10. Ten Challenges to Sharing Touch; 11. Adapting for Different Needs; 12. Comforting Touch in End of Life Care; Resources; References
The radiant energy in human touch can have a powerful therapeutic effect for those who are elderly, ill or dying. Explaining the benefits, practicalities and research behind touch therapy, this book teaches a simple hand massage sequence for all carers looking for an effective way to support and connect with a family member, friend or patient.
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