end of life care
Anna Holmes tells the story of caring for her sister Viv in her final days in this serialised blog
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Recognising when death is close will help you say those important goodbyes and prepare for what is to come.
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We have nearly 32,000 members, and are actively enlisting those that are committed to supporting changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours around dying, death and bereavement.
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10 myth-busting funeral facts
Poppy Mardall, founder and director of award-winning Poppy s Funerals, debunks some widely held beliefs about funerals.
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