Photos of people in hospice care

Truly, “achingly ” beautiful.

The Death Midwife

These moving photographs, taken by Roger J. Wyan are incredible to look at. It’s not often we get to see such intimate and private moments of a person’s life. Don’t be sad – be happy that they have been captured, and that they are achingly beautiful. Hospice care is often so misunderstood; that they are miserable and cold places where people are left alone to die, where this is actually the opposite of what the basis of hospice care is about. Most hospice care in Australia is done at home, but hospice facilities are special places that offer extended-care facilities, or an inpatient hospice centre where people receive spiritual and physical care, compassion, close monitoring, and the best treatment for their pain and other symptoms that may arise when one is approaching death.  Check them out here …

For your reference, ”Hospice’ comes from the Latin word ‘hospitium’ meaning guesthouse—usually used to describe…

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