Irene Smith

Irene Smith is Founder and Director of Everflowing, a Project devoted to educating the health care community in mindful touching as an integral component to end of life care.

In service to the dying for over three decades Irene continues to teach, consult in the development of hospice massage programs, create educational resource materials, and has a private touch practice with the dying, in home and facility care.

Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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