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Comforting touch in dementia and end of life care : take my hand

Author: Barbara Goldschmidt; Niamh Van Meines
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Goldschmidt; Niamh Van Meines
ISBN: 9781848190733 1848190735 9780857010483 0857010484
OCLC Number: 728458305
Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Your radiant sea --
Sharing the benefits of touch --
The body as particles and waves --
A tangible spirit --
Physical and energetic qualities of the hand --
Before you begin : observing best practices --
Elements of a session --
A hand massage sequence --
At a glance : the sequence and reminders --
Ten challenges to sharing touch --
Adapting for different needs --
Comforting touch in end of life care.
Responsibility: Barbara Goldschmidt and Niamh van Meines ; illustrated by James Goldschmidt.

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*Highly Commended in the Popular Medicine category of the 2012 BMA Medical Book Awards*'provides thoughtful and evidence based advice and tuition on working with this client group, and a reminder of Read more...

 
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