End_of_Life_Support

End of Life Support

The End of Life Support includes but it is not limited to:

  • Delivering emotional and practical support after your diagnosis and helping you live the way you want from then on. You may want to take this opportunity to say or do things you haven't thought of before and I will be there to support you.

  • Actively listening to you without judgment and helping you with the decisions that you need or want to make. I will spend as much time as necessary with you to review your options and preferences for daily care, medical interventions and practices around death.

  • Facilitating difficult meetings and conversations while acting as a mediator between you, your loved ones and healthcare professionals. I will also clarify your wishes to others and advocate for your personal choices and dignity.

  • Helping in the creation of memories and legacies to leave for your loved ones; and supporting you in the resolution of conflicts and unfinished business.

  • Adapting the environment to your needs and wishes wherever you are; and help you with normal day-to-day things such as taking the dog for a walk, preparing something to drink or with reading.

  • Offering spiritual and emotional support in the way that is important to you; and providing you with a compassionate presence with which you can feel free to have deep conversations and express your emotions, so you can approach death with less fear.

  • Providing respite for caregivers so they can tend to their personal needs. I will also guide them through the end-of-life process and help them find additional support if needed.

  • Holding vigil during active dying and immediately after, preserving the sacred space of such special moment.

  • Guiding or helping with some of the things that need to be done when a person dies (e.g. assisting with the care of the body, contacting the people who are needed, writing the obituary or doing some of the errands for the funeral).

  • Giving emotional and spiritual support to your loved ones after the death, accompanying them in their bereavement process and offering them additional resources.