Services

 

 

End-of-life patient advocacy

  • Education on choices and decision making at end-of-life
  • Clarification of needs and how to facilitate them 
  • Works directly for patient/client
  • Guidance through health care system, Palliative Care and Hospice
  • Facilitates communication with health care providers and family. 

Patient and Family Counseling

  • Facilitate important conversations in a compassionate way
  • Clarify the clients end-of-life wishes
  • Promote a deeper understanding of emotions involved with dying
  • Understanding family dynamics
  • Education of what to expect during the dying process
  • Life review 

home funerals and green Burial 

  • After death care of body such as washing, dressing, and placement
  • Viewing of body in clients private home
  • Environmentally friendly burial and cremation resources
  • How to save money
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Living Funerals

  • Client would attend their own funeral 
  • One on one time for client and invited guests
  • Living funerals help to facilitate a healthier mode of grieving for the client and their loved ones
  • Promotes closure for the dying

 

ALZHEIMER'S/ Dementia support

  • Understanding end-of-life process of Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Family coping and decision making
  • Information on appropriate caregivers and facilities
  • Regular visits can be provided to monitor changes in condition

 

End-of-life planning

  • Advanced Health Care Directives, Durable power of attorney, and POLST forms
  • Choosing a mortuary or funeral home
  • End-of-life decision making and discussions on quality of life
  • Addressing after death body care
  • Signs and symptoms of dying

 

Medical aid in dying

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  • Determining qualification
  • Finding a prescribing Doctor and pharmacy
  • Education on forms and process
  • Education on medication options
  • Advocate/Doula able to be in attendance at request