About this Death Cafe
Charge you glass or fill your mug, pull up a chair and join us for Drinks at the Doorway, Death Cafe, for an open, informal discussion around death, dying, burials, grief and loss with your hosts Rose and Nicole from End Stage Matters.
We look forward to meeting you.
About Rose Sexton and Nicole Stephens from End Stage Matters
With close to 40 years of nursing experience and post-graduate qualifications in palliative care, Rose has a great passion for supporting those at the end of life.
She holds a deep desire to open up discussions around death, dying and end-of-life issues, believing that this contains enormous possibilities for living more fully and richly.
Rose has also had recent personal experiences providing end of life support and understands the challenges, nuances and opportunities in this space.
She has a long history in the performing arts, including music and theatre and is a firm believer in its transformative power.
Rose has spent the past few years holding regular workshops, courses and events in her local area and promoting conversations around death and dying, and is a qualified and experienced Advance Care Planner.
Rose lives in the beautiful Kiewa Valley in North East Victoria where she raised her three children, all grown now and flown the coop.
Nicole empowers supports and educates people to be prepared for end of life, making their wishes known for their family and friends and enabling them to live life to the fullest. Utilizing listening skills, kindness, compassion and understanding Nicole supports, advocates, and empowers people with a life limiting condition through their end of life Journey in her role as an End of Life Doula.
Nicole became interested in Death and dying through the death of her youngest brother in a road accident on his 18th birthday. The experience ignited a passion to know more about death, dying, grief and spirituality that has been ongoing ever since.
Nicole has said that she has finally found what she wants to do when she grows up!
Nicole has had many roles either through volunteering or working, within the community sector.
Connecting, networking, empowering, and supporting people to do what they are passionate about comes naturally to Nicole.
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