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Services & Care

The end-of-life experience is part of a deeply complex social, medical and cultural ecosystem.

There’s a massive need for both clinical and social services to support this ecosystem, as well as the policy and training to suit the significance of these last moments. These underlying supports and services play an absolutely critical role in our, and our loved ones, experiences with death. Let’s create solutions that elevate the care provided and services available as we are approaching the end.

Posts from the Inspiration phase that informed this Opportunity Area:

End-of-Life Doulas | Preparing you for death is as much a part of my job as saving lives | The Human Connection of Palliative Care

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Death comes in many ways, it can be tragic or gradual but whatever way it comes in Africa it has shattered many lives and left them hopeless

Death comes in many ways, it can be tragic or gradual but whatever way it comes in Africa it has shattered many lives and left them hopeless

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Develop a workbook to be used by primary care providers to aid in the discussion of trajectory of dementia and advance care planning.

Develop a workbook to be used by primary care providers to aid in the discussion of trajectory of dementia and advance care planning.

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