Category: Personal Services & Care – Tags: home funerals, death midwife, death, death positive, DIY funerals
contact [at] beyonds.ca
c/o #401-885 Craigflower Road
Victoria, British Columbia V9A 2X4
Journeying Beyond‘s Death Midwifery services include
- ‘end of life’/ACP consultations (comprehensive Advance Directives and Representation Agreements, as well as basic information on Power of Attorney/etc. documents)
- support for the Death Journeyer and their families throughout the pan-death process, funeral plans, funeral and/or memorial celebrant services
- education and guidance for a ‘home funeral’ (‘hands-on’, ‘family-led’ and ‘at home’ — physical deathcare, filling and filing of required paperwork, arrangements for funeral/memorial and final disposition)
- and initial grief counselling.
‘Home funeral’ services including an educational workshop — “By My Own Heart and Hands” (see website for upcoming workshops) — reviewing all of the practical elements of post-death care, necessary paperwork, and final disposition arrangements.
The term “pan-death” refers to the whole process, pre/during/post death — including education/information on post-death care at home and required documentation, which are often referred to as a “home funeral”. The acronym ‘DWENA’ implies any and all options for ‘Deathcare — Wholistic, Ecological, and/or Natural Alternatives’. Please check out our new By My Own Heart and Hand home funerals workshop page at http://beyonds.ca/Journeying/bmohah.html .
If you are interested in Journeying Beyond ‘s Death Midwifery & ACP/EOL planning services in Victoria, B.C., or wish more information about these and related services, please contact Pashta via email or call 250-383-4065 (available by phone, email or Skype).
Pre-death Bedside Singing is also available to those dying or dealing with later stages of dementia. This service is part of the Beyonds services: more information is available at http://www.beyonds.ca/Enchanting/home.html