End Of Life Doula Services. When an individual and their family is faced with a terminal diagnosis, It is helpful to have someone unrelated to you assist in.

Making the Plan: Fee: $125/Session

Clients will meet with Sharon to make a preliminary plan that consist of:

  • A needs review.
  • A discussion regarding service options
  • A review of self-care options.
  • Establishment of a plan of service.

Advanced Care Planning: Fee: $400/4 hours

For clients or family members wanting documentation of end-of life wishes and planning. This consists of:

  • Discussing options about choosing a health care proxy,  
  • Documenting Advanced Care Directives,
  • Planning final arrangements

The Vigil: Fee: $600/ up to 10 hours

For clients or family members in their final hours. (or $75.00/ hour) This consists of:

  • Drafting the vigil plan:what you want your final hours to look like.
  • Provide a reassuring presence
  • Offer alternative and holistic symptom management.
  • Support of loved ones.
  • Assist and Advocacy through the death vigil
  • Bereavement support after death.

Routine Home Visits: Fee: **see below

For clients in need of a compassionate and supportive presence. This consists of:

  • Initial office visit/ Making the Plan.
  • Provision of a compassionate presence.
  • Document interests and preferences.
  • Monthly office visits to review, update plan and get self care.
  • Weekly or bimonthly home visits.
  • Accompaniment to doctor visits and/or care plan meetings, to understand prognosis, discuss changes and care options to best meet your goals.
  • Support to put affairs in order over time: assist to organize estate documents for ease for the next of kin
  • Encouragement of conversations to identify individual beliefs about dignity and comfort.
  • Planning Advanced Care & Final Arrangements.
  • Mediation for discussions with loved ones.
  • Vigil planning.
  • Creating a “bucket list” and living it, to extent possible.
  • Sitting vigil.
  • Bereavement support.

**The Routine Visit option requires the establishment of a monthly retainer based on number of hours/month.

Routine Visits/ choose monthly retainer

Spotlight On the Child  ++routine visit monthly retainer

For clients seeking routine home visits

  • All of Compassionate Presence Package PLUS:

++Developmentally appropriate activities to promote support for young children dealing with (their own or parent’s) chronic or terminal illness

++Respite between +/or during  medical care

++grief support for parents and siblings

Child Routine Visits/ choose monthly retainer

Health Care Proxy  Fee: $125.00/hour or $400/4 hours

For clients who choose this end-of- life doula to advocate for their healthcare decisions

  • Review of Advanced directives
  • Attain signed HIPPA releases to communicate with all healthcare providers regarding medical care if unable to speak
  • Attend Care plan and discharge plan meetings at healthcare facilities

hourly or 4 hour blocks

Create an Estate Grab and Go Binder Fee: $300/ up to 5 hours

For clients who want support to organize their estate documents for east for the next of kin.

Hourly rate for travel time

The first 30 minutes is included in visit

Beyond 30 minutes travel time:

  • $30.00/ hour
  • $15/30 minutes

****Ask about discount for combat veterans***

Back up and extended doula services with a local Certified End-Of-Life Doula colleague

A separate contract can be done for for emergency needs when Sharon McCullough of Sharon Cares LLC is unavailable.