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Body Care in Death: Washing & Shrouding

A hands-on training in which participants learn how to wash, shroud, and move the body of a person who has died.  Join ASP to learn and practice how to shroud a body in preparation for a wake, funeral, celebration, or disposition. This workshop is open to all death caretakers, such as physicians, funeral directors, midwives, doulas, and any professional that works with dying people in any capacity.

Course Topics Include:

  • Some History of Death Care
  • Signs from Dying Person when Death is Near
  • Common Requests
  • Materials & Resources for Care
  • What Support Person's Might Say
  • Washing a Body (nonmedical)
  • Shrouding a Body

Find more information and register by clicking here.