Helping You Deal With Bereavement...
Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy, but it can be even harder when it feels impossible to talk about the emotional or practical issues that accompany such a loss. Working through grief, arranging final affairs and honouring the memories of loved ones are all easier when the bereaved feel informed and supported. Here we offer expert guidance and advice on how to get through it and look to the future.
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Ask Our Experts: Can We Stop Junk Mail and Calls to Deceased Person?, Can I Arrange an...
Burial Procedures
Burial Procedures: Woodland Burials, Burial at Sea, Purchasing a Burial Plot, Organising...
Children
Children: Talking to Children About Terminal Illness, Children and Memorial...
Emotional Issues
Emotional Issues: Talking to Children About Death, Bereavement Support, How Grief...
Financial Issues
Financial Issues: Assistance With Funeral Costs, Dealing With Inheritance Tax,...
Formalities
Formalities: When a Post-Mortem is Needed, Announcing a Death, Registering a...
Funeral Arrangements
Funeral Arrangements: Funeral Flower Options, Headstones and Monuments,...
Legal Affairs
Legal Affairs: Wrongful Death Suits, Understanding Probate, Executing a Will, Living...
Memorials
Memorials: Organ Donations, Donating Your Body to Medical Science, Organising a...
Special Circumstances
Special Circumstances: Coping with Death Through Accidents, Coping with...
Types of Funeral
Types of Funeral: Buddhist Funeral Rites, Non Religious Alternatives to Funerals, DIY...
Latest Comments
  • Stokesy
    Re: Organising a Memorial Service
    My mother has stated in her Will that after her death she would like to leave her body to medical eduation or research but I…
    21 November 2014
  • FacingBereavement
    Re: The Rights to Obtain a Headstone?
    @Jen. This is appalling behaviour. Perhaps you could get some legal advice to see if there is anything else that can be…
    17 November 2014
  • beryl
    Re: The Rights to Obtain a Headstone?
    @jen. How despicable of your relatives! If I were you I'd just keep going back and putting the memorial stone back there…
    17 November 2014
  • Jen
    Re: The Rights to Obtain a Headstone?
    Thank you for getting back to me, unfortunately they have removed the memorial and we have been told they didnt mind her…
    15 November 2014
  • FacingBereavement
    Re: The Rights to Obtain a Headstone?
    @jen. Unfortunately they do, as they are the ones holding the deeds. Could you try negotiating with them at all? Maybe…
    12 November 2014
  • FacingBereavement
    Re: Non Religious Alternatives to Funerals
    @norna. There are quite a few companies that do this. Try typing "using cremated ashes to grow a tree" (select UK if…
    11 November 2014
  • jen
    Re: The Rights to Obtain a Headstone?
    we lost our Aunt in July and as we do not speak to her brothers and sisters there where problems getting the plot opened for…
    11 November 2014
  • FacingBereavement
    Re: The Bereavement Register
    @Gwen. Hi we don't supply the leaflets, you will need to contact the Bereavement Register directly here.
    11 November 2014
  • FacingBereavement
    Re: Bereavement Payment
    @Kully. You need to be the spouse (or civil partner) of the deceased to qualify for any bereavement payment unfortunately. If you are…
    10 November 2014
  • norna
    Re: Non Religious Alternatives to Funerals
    I wish to be cremated and have told my family that I wish my ashes to be used to help fertilize a tree. I have seen…
    10 November 2014
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