As EOL Doulas we are advocates for
people who may not know about
palliative care prior to hospice and
would love to know their options for
relief of their suffering without
having to sign up for hospice. The
reality is that so many people will
never come to hospice and they need
more support as they die in the
healthcare system (outside of
Your practice needs to address this aspect as well. Supporting people who are dying is not just about doing vigil the last days of life when the person is on hospice. It is about serving the dying who may not want to die, who may not have adequate palliative care.
What?!? You may be asking yourself. You did hear right. Dr. Jackie Yaeger is extraordinary in many ways as you will see below in our interview and her bio. I am so grateful she and I found each other and it has been my honor to work closely with her. I want you to know her too.
Most of the time, a person who is dying does not want to eat or drink as much. It is hard on us who love the person, not on them usually. It is hard for us to stop feeling we should be encouraging our person to eat
We dream. We know we are meant to serve others at the end of life. We play around with ideas how all we have accomplished in our lives will fit in with all we know and love to do--how can we pull this all
Quality of Life Care is partnering with two other leaders in the end of life doula training and development arena--Teaching Transitions and International Doulagivers Institute--to offer an innovative training that healthcare agencies, hospices and hospitals can count on.
The National Professional End of Life Doula Certification is the
What an important time in the history for the end of life doula movement!
Our national trade organization, The Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is creating an End of Life Doula Council to educate both consumers and hospices and palliative care clinics about end of life doulas, how everyone can use doulas and how doulas can serve the hospice and palliative care industry.
Free Web Class: What is Holding You Back From Serving At the End of Life?
If You KNOW You Are Ready Now to Join Us and Become a
Certified End of Life Doula:
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