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From the heart through the hands : the power of touch in caregiving

Author: Dawn Nelson
Publisher: Findhorn, Forres, Scotland : Findhorn Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New, rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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Enhancing quality of life for the elderly and the ill through different types of touch

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn Nelson
ISBN: 9781844090839 1844090833
OCLC Number: 74908123
Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionThe Power of PresenceThe Compassionate TouchA Word to Non-Professional and Professional Touch PractitionersThe Efficacy of TouchKarmic TouchThe Power of Touch in Facility CareThe Power of Touch in Alzheimer's/Dementia CareTouch and HIV/AIDSThe Power of Touch in Caring for Our Dying Qualities Worth CultivatingTouch TechniquesAccessing Bodies in Wheelchairs and BedsTouch Session Aids and ToolsComplementary Relaxation TechniquesCommunication SkillsGuidelines and Suggestions for Touch SessionsCaring for the CaregiverAppendix I: Questions and Answers Regarding Touch SessionsAppendix II: Dyad Communication TechniqueAppendix III: Warning Signs of Alzheimer's DiseaseAnnoted Bibliography (Books for Adults, Books for Children)ReferencesAcknowledgmentsIndex
Responsibility: Dawn Nelson.

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Deane Juhan, author, Job's Body -- "Here are the tools for geriatric care and utterly transforming the experience of aging." "A treasure that every caregiver and health professional should read." -- Read more...

 
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