The Answers You Need
What is an End of Life Doula
An End-of-Life Coordinator is a non-medical role that provides support, options and education assisting the dying and those around them to have their end of life unfold in alignment with their wishes, to preserve the quality of life, wellbeing and self-worth up to and beyond the end of life as we know it.
They are the “informed companion” bringing comfort, support, compassion, and assist a person and their family in feeling safe and supported during this important transition.
Is an End of Life Doula the same as an End of Life Doula?
Yes they are exactly the same just different words.
If I have specific cultural or spiritual needs are you still able to help me?
Yes, I most certainly can.
I will do my own research and contact those who are specialized in those areas to seek advice and guidance to ensure your needs and requests are met and understood.
What cover do you have?
Like many professional businesses, I have
Public Liability Insurance,
Police & Working With Children Checks
Certified End of Life Doula, Preparing the Way with Helen Callanan
and CPR First Aid Certificate
Do you get a fee from funeral homes, cemeteries, hospitals, etc…?
No, I don't not in any capacity.
I do however work closely with many companies building relationships in every effort to get the best value for money and high level of service for the families I work alongside.
What do you do in your role as a Consumer Representative?
As a consumer representative I am a member of the Western Sydney Local Health District and I am involved in health reform. I work together with health service staff on various projects.
Working towards a better health service
If you have a question that I have not yet answered please let me know what it is.