"Death and dying is about more than medicine... there is an important role for an "amicus mortis", a friend in death – a guide, mentor and facilitator."
A death midwife assists in the dying process, (much like a midwife does with child birth). We aim to help cope with death through recognising it as a natural and important part of life.
A death midwife can go beyond palliative care and hospice services. We perform a large variety of services, including but not limited to, creating death plans, providing spiritual, psychological, and social support before and just after death.