On Life and Living
DVD1996 18 Minutes
Portrays the dignity of individuals facing their final days in a hospice.
Through a sensitive sequence of photographic images combined with interviews with hospice staff, patients and families, this video by the producer of 'When all is Said and Done' portrays the dignity of individuals facing their final days in the peace and comfort of a hospice. "A poignant testimony to the adage that hospice really is about life and living. Told through the eyes of patients and their families, it provides a compelling and touching reflection of the intensity of working with dying individuals and their families. Anyone new to hospice work should view this film" ...David J. Brennan, Hospice Care Inc, Boston. USA
Made 1996 this film reflects the cultural attitudes, medical procedures and language of the time and country where and when it was made. The imagery and film quality may not be to modern standards. But the issues raised are timeless.