Home Vigil Work
Home vigils and client-directed care of the dead are a central part of our work. We believe you know what’s best for you when it comes to caring for the dead, and we encourage clients to do just that. We help you coordinate and direct home vigils and personalized rituals before, during, or after death.
In-Home Care of the Deceased
We also believe that being present with the dying and the dead is a transformative experience that everyone should be encouraged to participate in. We can provide detailed education and guidance to help you care for your loved one’s body. And we provide the peace of mind that comes from working with licensed morticians as your guides.
Education and Guidance for Client Care of the Deceased
This service provides licensed mortician oversight, education, and guidance to lead you through the process of caring for the deceased. Procedures included in education are:
- Ergonomics and basic safety
- Simple disinfection
- Washing and anointing
- Application of cooling packs (Techni-Ice)
- Cosmetics and hair styling
- Dressing and casketing
For more information on funeral service offerings:
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In an effort to reduce the structural barriers of racism at the end of life, for each family who purchases Family Education for In-Home Care of the Deceased, Inspired Journeys will provide Family Education for In-Home Care of the Deceased for a family in under-served and/or BIPOC communities, or two hours of home funeral education in underrepresented communities.