We are looking for examples of good practice in supporting carers before and after bereavement. We want to share these examples widely to inspire local areas to adopt good practice that has worked well elsewhere.
This document aims to help commissioners prepare tender specifications for area-based bereavement services for expected and unexpected deaths, and providers to respond to those tenders.
Employed parents who have lost a child will for the first time get statutory paid leave to grieve under a proposed new law. The government expects employers to be compassionate and flexible at such a difficult time, but not all employers will respond in this way. This can have a devastating impact on parents, especially […]
This paper outlines six steps to improving bereavement support, including a named Minister with responsibility for bereavement, a national review of the impact of financial, administrative and economic changes on those who have been bereaved, and clarity about who is responsible locally for commissioning and providing bereavement support, with better coordination and information about services.