An End of Life Doula is a non-medical professional who provides emotional, spiritual and practical support to the dying person and/or their caregivers. An End of Life Doula may assist in planning and preparing for end of life care, including assistance with care coordination. An End of Life Doula provides a compassionate presence during the dying, death and grief process.
Conversation with Hospice Quinte's Executive Director Jennifer May-Anderson with Olga Nikolajev recorded in May 2019.
Interested in becoming an End of Life Doula?
Douglas College offers a 32 hour certification course across Ontario. Please visit the link below for more information about course content, required material and a list of where the course is being offered.