Finsbury Park Death Cafe

Hosted by London End of Life doulas


Date:

May 2, 2017

Start time:

6:45 p.m. (GMT)

End time:

9:30 p.m. (GMT)

Status:

Forthcoming

Contact the organiser

Address:

Blighty Coffee

35 -37 Blackstock Road

Finsbury Park

London

N4 2JF

United Kingdom

Cost:

The event is free but we respectfully ask that people support the venue by purchasing food or drink during / before the event, as without a the generosity of the venue, there would be no event. We can only make the event free, while people honour this arrangement


About this Death Cafe

Caroline Dent and Zaidee O'Dell have both trained as End of Life Doulas (a new and emerging role, providing compassionate presence and practical support for people with life limiting conditions. They both volunteer as Marie Curie Helpers.

Caroline comes from a creative background, and currently creates Memorial / Remembrance jewellery from personal mementos. She also works with people with dementias, an area of care, she feels passionately about. She volunteered for 4 years with Maytree (a sanctuary for suicidal people in North London) and also with Islington Bereavement Service.  

Caroline was involved with 
Death Cafe Hampstead, the first regular Death Cafe in the UK,  since 2013. In September 2015 Caroline decided to set up a Death Cafe in Finsbury Park. 

 


About London End of Life doulas

Caroline Dent and Zaidee O'Dell have both trained as End of Life Doulas (a new and emerging role, providing compassionate presence and practical support for people at the end of life. They both volunteer as Marie Curie helpers.

Caroline comes from a creative background, and currently creates Memorial / Remembrance jewellery from personal mementoes. She also works part -time as a dementia carer, something she feels passionately about, and has also  volunteered for 3 years with Maytree (a sanctuary for suicidal people in North London) and also with Islington Bereavement Service. 

Philomena is a retired nurse

Article in Guardian :

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/feb/03/death-doulas-women-who-stay-by-your-side-to-the-end

Article in Islington Gazette:

http://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/end_of_life_doulas_start_death_cafe_in_finsbury_park_1_4288376

 

 


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