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Keeping in touch when someone is seriously ill

In this difficult time of coronavirus, we are all restricted from getting together with family and friends in the way we would like. This is particularly painful when someone important to us is so seriously ill that they might die, and we can’t be physically near them. Even though they are surrounded by people who […]

Manifesto for better bereavement support

Over 500,000 people die each year in England, leaving bereaved family and friends to cope with the aftermath of loss. Some are shocked by a sudden and unexpected death, some are exhausted by the strain of caring for someone at the end of their life, all are faced with adjusting to a future without the […]

Choosing and using assessment and evaluation tools in bereavement services

The use of assessment and evaluation tools, including outcome measures, is critical to developing bereavement services and checking what difference bereavement care is making. This Guide provides information to help service managers and practitioners choose appropriate assessment and evaluation tools, along with recommendations on best practice for their use. The Guide has been produced by […]

Bereavement Counselling Debate

We briefed MPs ahead of Matt Warman MP’s debate on bereavement counselling in the House of Commons on 26 March 2019. You can download our response below. Mr Warman spoke bravely of his own experiences following the death of his parents 20 years ago. He said I want simply to say to those who struggle […]