Category Archives: Bereavement

Discovering people’s strengths and resources at the end of life

David Oliviere, Social Worker, Counsellor and Educationalist, describes the influence of Elisabeth Earnshaw-Smith on social work in palliative care – a backgrounder to David’s longer article in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Who was it … 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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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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‘The best week of the year’ – a model of a therapeutic camp for bereaved teenagers

Starting today, a new short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania, and the UK . . . Emanuel Hospice in Romania offers a five-day overnight camp for bereaved teenagers with opportunities for grief … Continue reading

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The Child Without Name – Parents in Grief: Using social media to support bereaved parents

Cliquez ici pour lire la version française Continuing our special series on perinatal bereavement and palliative care with examples of initiatives from Ireland and France that aim to improve care for babies and families. Today, Nicole Monteville Culas, President of … Continue reading

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