Chapter 4: The moments around death
Families are never ready. - Canadian paramedic
Even if the family has known for months that death is coming, and they’ve done considerable preparation, death will always feel sudden and unexpected to a certain extent. “It's all happening so fast” is a common reaction.
When reading through these next sections, keep in mind all that you've learned in Chapter 2 of this module, Respecting and responding to cultural practices and traditions.