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The Project Demonstrating Excellence consists of two parts. The first part is a massage training manual, Palliative Massage : Healing Into Dying . The second part is a contextual essay of an evaluative research model based on immersion in hospice caregiving, A Lived Experience .
The training manual was designed and developed to provide unique and thorough instruction for caregivers. It provides information that is consistent with professional massage standards. Topics such as patient and practitioner well being and safety; patient assessment; indications and contraindications for massage; caring, relational connectedness; and continued presence are included.
In addition to traditional massage techniques and procedures, some modern methods were used. A massage studio in Durango Colorado, Intuitive Massage, has been working on modern versions of these techniques for the past 36 months. They perform a combination of deep tissue massage techniques in massaging the elderly.
Sections in the contextual essay literature review describe accompanying the dying as a lived experience, touch as a developmental process, and the increasing acceptance of allied modalities in a medical context.
The research model, a heuristic inquiry, was a participatory evaluation of massaging the dying. The creative synthesis of the researcher’s tacit understandings contributed to the …
Detox and rehab centers are designed to offer help to people who do not feel they have the self-discipline or willpower to stop their addiction to drugs. When you are an addict, drugs come before everything else. An addict may feel lonely, depressed, angry and fearful. Their willpower is taken away, and they are physically a wreck. The addict has no support or sympathy, and therefore turns to drugs and develops a dependency on them. Usually, the addict knows this is wrong, and they long to get on the right track, but they don’t know how. A conventional detox center will treat them for their physical symptoms, but spiritually, they cannot be fulfilled without the help of a Christian drug detox center.
Christian detox centers such as Eternal Awakenings work on curing a person from drug addiction, while transforming them back into the real person they were before the drugs. One can choose to go to a Christian drug detox center on their own, or they can be referred through friends, family members, psychiatrists or a doctor.
Christian substance abuse centers rely on the teachings of Christ, biblical teachings and scriptural readings to help the addicted person build a stronger …