Learn how paying attention to the small details of the surroundings can make a big difference in the wellbeing of hospice patients.
My guest Char Tarashanti is a retired Hospice Chaplain and Certified Feng Shui Consultant. She shares how the principles of Feng Shui can be applied to the care of hospice patients and improve the physical environment as well as the harmony and balance of the space. Her practical suggestions make it simple for any of us to create more pleasing and appealing surroundings for people at the end of life. Download her handout here:
This episode includes:
- What is Feng Shui
- How death is viewed within the Feng Shui tradition
- How Char became interested in Feng Shui and in hospice work
- The benefits for patient and caregiver of creating a more harmonious space
- The essential elements of Feng Shui and how to apply them to a hospice room
- How to manage clutter and get better organized in a home hospice setting
- The two most important features of Feng Shui for hospice patients
- How caregivers should communicate about any changes being made in the home before beginning the process
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