Category Archives: BEREAVEMENT

2016 – the year we raised more awareness about children’s palliative care in Norway

Continuing our series of posts, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. Today, Natasha Pedersen, … Continue reading

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Please don’t get my Independence confused with my Ability . . .

Continuing our series of posts, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. Today, we hear … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part three

Concluding our series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK In the final part of this story, Judy Debenham describes how the support that Rachel is receiving from the Candle team is … Continue reading

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Seeing the big picture

Neil Thompson, PhD, Dlitt, is an independent writer and online tutor. He is a member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement, a non-profit organisation, supporting leaders in the field of death, dying and bereavement in their … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part two

Continuing our short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK Today, we present the second part of a story about Rachel who is referred to the Candle Service, part of St … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss

A new short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK . . . Today, Judy Debenham introduces us to Rachel who has just been referred to the Candle Service, part of … Continue reading

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Merimna: Caring for children and families experiencing illness and death

Continuing our short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK . . . Over 20 years Merimna has provided bereavement support to more than 50,000 children, parents, and school communities. Danai … Continue reading

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