Arts Therapies and Progressive Illness: Nameless Dread - download pdf or read online

By Diane Waller

Arts cures and innovative disease is a consultant to using arts remedies within the remedy of sufferers with illnesses similar to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. within the previous couple of years arts treatments were utilized in an more and more wide selection of functions with new teams of sufferers, similar to sufferers in palliative care, or with studying disabilities - Diane Waller has been a driver at the back of this expansion.

This e-book covers therapy comparable to paintings remedy, dance move remedy and song remedy. as well as facing a variety of debilitating ailments, it specializes in the difficulty of the care and remedy of dementia and the results on sufferers, carers and employees and the function of the humanities remedies in bettering the standard of existence for the expanding variety of sufferers who will unfortunately enhance this distressing illness.

This widely targeted, multi-disciplinary e-book could be of serious curiosity to arts therapists, arts remedy educators, scientific, social paintings and different employees who're involved to plot care plans for those sufferers and their kinfolk.

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In order to engage the body fully it is necessary to use the floor, as some patients experience problems with balance, lack confidence and have a fear of falling. Emphasis is placed on overall mobility. Rather than strengthening selected muscle groups, the body is mobilised as a whole. Muscle groups work together to support movement. Every movement in the body involves movement somewhere else in the body. It is important for the Parkinson’s disease patient to become aware of where the movement begins.

973. Also quoted in J. Fulcher and J. Scott, 1999, Society, Oxford University Press, p. 645. 6 Discipline and Punish, London: Alan Lane (1975). Foucault’s analysis of discipline examines how organisations use discipline to control people’s activities through control of the body, surveillance and punishment. Control of the body is achieved by organising time and space to suit the organisation; for example, by controlling the day, which is divided into discrete activities. Surveillance in care homes is extended beyond the genuine requirements of residents’ safety, and penetrates private space and time.

Her work has its roots in psychological, physiological and developmental principles. It is possible to express feelings and thought through the body.

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