ST PAULS - Practical Guide to the Spiritual Care of the Dying Person - Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales

Practical Guide to the Spiritual Care of the Dying Person

By Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales (Author)
$7.95 AUD

Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement, defined "total pain" as being emotional, social and spiritual distress, which accentuates physical pain. Without addressing each of these factors, she argued, we fail to control pain and distress. When a patient is dying, this becomes more important than ever, yet the pressures of modern living mean that the spiritual needs of patients are all too often ignored.This guide to spiritual care is so valuable because it enables us all to recognise psychosocial and spiritual distress in the dying. It is applicable to dying people of any faith or none; as the authors observe, "we share a common humanity if not always a common faith".

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Title:Practical Guide to the Spiritual Care of the Dying Person
Author:Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales
Price:$7.95
  
A544 pages
Publisher:Catholic Truth Society UK (2010)
ISBN:9781860826665
Code:Do828
CTS Series:Catholics in Healthcare

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