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Dementia-Friendly Worship

A Multifaith Handbook for Chaplains, Clergy, and Faith Communities

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Religious faith is a powerful source of comfort and support for individuals and families facing dementia. Many faith leaders need help in adapting their ministries to address the worship/spiritual needs of this group. A product of Faith United Against Alzheimer's, this handbook by 45 different authors represents diverse faith traditions, including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Native American. It provides practical help in developing services and creating dementia friendly faith communities. It gives an understanding of the cognitive, communicative and physical abilities of people with dementia and shows what chaplains, clergy and lay persons can do to engage them through worship. Included are several articles by persons living with dementia.

Product code: 9781785926655

ISBN 9781785926655
On Sale Date 21/06/2019
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
No. Of Pages 328
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H228xW189xS60
A multi-faith practical guide on how different faith leaders can support individuals with dementia. Explaining the cognitive, communicative and physical abilities that people with dementia can have, it shows how chaplains, clergy and laypersons can engage with them through worship.