Spirituality and Ageing: Implications for the Care and Support of the Elderly (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS)

Summary

This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) report examines how person-centred care can be enhanced by addressing the spiritual needs of elderly people.

“Research into ageing and spirituality is based on assumptions of ageing as a journey, as a search for meaning, balance, integration and reconciliation”.

Read more: Spirituality and ageing: implications for the care and support of older people IRISS Insights, no.19. IRISS: The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services.

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Reference

Mowat, H. and O’Neill, M. (2013). Spirituality and ageing: implications for the care and support of older people. Glasgow: Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS), January 2013.

Refreshing alternative insight into attitudes about, and the experience of, dementia:

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Reference

Wells, Rev. Dr. Sam (2015). Current research calculates that a third of people born this year will develop dementia. Thought for the Day. London: BBC Radio Four News, September 22nd 2015.

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