From the Heart Through the Hands
The Power of Touch in CaregivingPaperback - 2006
This revised and updated edition presents a combination of practical advice, true stories, and invaluable information for those who want to increase their ability to communicate more consciously and effectively through touch. The physical and psychosocial benefits of skilled touch for the confined, elderly, and ill are elucidated, providing the reader with a greater understanding of how to use touch as a tool to communicate with individuals living with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. Massage-therapy students, doctors, nurses, nursing home and extended care facility workers, chaplains, social workers, grief counselors, and all volunteer and family caregivers will benefit from this physical, emotional, and spiritual guide to hands-on comfort and healing.
Publisher: Findhorn, Scotland : Findhorn Press, c2006.
Edition: New, rev. and updated ed.
Branch Call Number: 615.822
Characteristics: 183 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.