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The Hospital Visitors Handbook: The Dos and Donts of Hospital Visitation Neville A. Kirkwood

The Hospital Visitors Handbook: The Dos and Donts of Hospital Visitation

Neville A. Kirkwood

Published October 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780819222008
Paperback
60 pages
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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 bringMoreChristian 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.