End-of-Life and Bereavement
Sadly, some people will die of Coronavirus, and other people will die of other causes during the pandemic.
Coping with the end of life and death can be very hard.
On this page is information about coping with the practical and emotional sides of end-of-life and bereavement.
Easy Read Resources:
- Bereavement Leaflet (May 2020) by One Gloucestershire
- Coping with Bereavement by the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
- Grief and loss when someone dies (although this guide refers to cancer it gives helpful advice to anyone who has lost someone they care about) by Change/ Macmillan Cancer Support
- How you may feel when someone dies (although this guide refers to cancer it gives helpful advice to anyone who has lost someone they care about) by Change/ Macmillan Cancer Support
- How to use grief chat by Mencap
Information Links and Resources:
- Cruse Bereavement Care Gloucestershire contact details
- ‘The Wall’ – a play about supporting someone through bereavement on YouTube
- ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’ (DNAR) and People With Learning Disabilities PDF report by Learning Disability England
- Good Grief Cafes by The Good Grief Trust
- Bereavement Support Helplines by Gloucestershire County Council
- Grief after bereavement or loss by the NHS
- Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities (PCPLD) Network website by the PCPLD Network
- GriefChat website by GriefChat
- What to do when someone dies by Age UK
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for funerals and commemorative events by the Department for Health and Social Care and Public Health England (GOV.UK)
- Bereavement advice and support during COVID-19 by the NHS