11 steps to a good death – during Covid-19, these strange times. Strange is the right word for now. It is non-judgmental. It says this Covid-19 crisis is different, unfamiliar, something new to be navigated. The following list is adapted from the steps outlined in A Good Death: a compassionate and practical guide to prepare […]
A Good Death by Margaret Rice is now available for purchase online.
A Good Death is a guide to facilitate much needed conversation and provide resources for grief management and palliative care.
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