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4 new Christmas CDs
An Australian Christmas
Tracks : CHRISTOPHER WILLCOCK: Southern Star -- JOHN RUTTER: Mary’s Lullaby -- MICHAEL LEIGHTON JONES: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree -- MICHAEL LEIGHTON JONES: That Lord that Lay in Assë Stall -- WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK arr. DONALD HUNT: Away in a Manger -- ANDREW CARTER: Mary’s Magnificat -- BENJAMIN BRITTEN: A Ceremony of Carols
Abstract: Often, choosing to care for someone from a distance is the best option. This book aims to supply those in this position with all the practical and emotional support they may need. In particular, the book examines topics such as: choices available minimising risks health problems and medication home safety dealing with finances keeping in.
Burnout & compassion fatigue : a guide for mental health professionals and care givers
Mental health care providers are often so dedicated to helping others that they neglect to take care of themselves and risk the possibility of suffering emotional burnout. In Burnout, Compassion Stress and Fatigue: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Caregivers, Christine Florio, MSW, LPC, LADC, offers a comprehensive guide to learning about, preventing, and treating burnout and compassion stress and fatigue. Clearly and compassionately written, Florio's book carefully defines the symptoms and suggests ways to decrease or avoid the conditions altogether. Anyone in any profession can be overwhelmed or overstressed, and this wise and concise book can help stop trouble before it starts.
Caregiver's reprieve: a guide to emotional survival when you're caring for someone you love
This book is an excellent resource for anyone facing the challenges of caring for a loved one who needs long term support. The book contains cases which describe the experiences of several prototype situations and the emotions that those involved deal with on a day to day basis. This book highlights the fact that caregiving is a difficult task and that the emotions caregivers feel are common and normal. The book exonerates caregivers who feel guilty for the difficulties that they face and provides the support that we need to carry on. A must read!
Mindfulness for carers : how to manage the demands of caregiving while finding a place for yourself
This book shows how simple mindfulness techniques can help caregivers to manage the stress, anxiety, depression and burnout that too often accompanies the care of people with physical, psychological or emotional needs. The enjoyable mindfulness exercises will help caregivers to regain control and maintain a positive outlook.