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The Hospital Visitor's Handbook

The Hospital Visitor's Handbook

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A practical and informative guide for lay people who volunteer to visit fellow parishioners who are ill. Written by a hospital chaplain, this handbook contains basic information on topics such as: respecting patient needs and moods, effective communication, hospital protocol and prayers.

- Publisher Christian communities are a lot like families, so it's only natural for individuals to show their love and concern by visiting fellow parishioners who are sick in the hospital. But without a bit of information, a well-intentioned visit might bring more harm than good. In this handy pocket-sized book, Neville Kirkwood, a chaplain with many years? experience, offers practical guidelines to make a hospital visit an experience that strengthens the bonds of friendship while nurturing the patient's spiritual health. Included are tips on respecting the patient's needs and moods, communicating effectively, following hospital protocol, and praying for?and with?those who are confined to the hospital.

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About "The Hospital Visitor's Handbook"

A practical and informative guide for lay people who volunteer to visit fellow parishioners who are ill. Written by a hospital chaplain, this handbook contains basic information on topics such as: respecting patient needs and moods, effective communication, hospital protocol and prayers.
- Publisher

Christian communities are a lot like families, so it's only natural for individuals to show their love and concern by visiting fellow parishioners who are sick in the hospital. But without a bit of information, a well-intentioned visit might bring more harm than good. In this handy pocket-sized book, Neville Kirkwood, a chaplain with many years? experience, offers practical guidelines to make a hospital visit an experience that strengthens the bonds of friendship while nurturing the patient's spiritual health. Included are tips on respecting the patient's needs and moods, communicating effectively, following hospital protocol, and praying for?and with?those who are confined to the hospital.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Neville Kirkwood

Dr. Neville Kirkwood is an author, lecturer and preacher, and has served in a cross-cultural mission in India and as a hospital chaplain in Australia. He has a doctorate of ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California, and currently resides in Australia.

Table Of Contents

  • 1. Reconciling A Violent World; 2. A Typology Of Reconciliation; 3. Inhabiting Reconciliation; 4. Crossing The Threshold Of Reconciliation; 5. Remembering God; 6. Practicing God's Ways; 7. Reconciliation As God's Apocalypse; 8. A New Heaven And Earth.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 243064
  • Product Code 0819222003
  • EAN 9780819222008
  • Pages 64
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Morehouse Publishing
  • Publication Date Oct 2005
  • Sales Rank #23731
  • Dimensions 152 x 102 x 4 mm
  • Weight 0.049kg

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