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I find it really upsetting to plan for their funeral

Why don’t you try? : Find support in planning your loved one’s funeral

Most people will have to take responsibility for all the practical arrangements after a death, at least once in their lives. For others, it can be many more times. In any circumstance, loss is a difficult and often distressing time.

The National Bereavement Service offers practical and emotional support to guide you through what needs to be done. They can introduce the bereaved to trusted partner organisations in both private and charitable sectors, as well as provide information on the statutory requirements following loss, such as the registration of death and probate.

Cruse has 4500 bereavement trained volunteers in their network who are there to support you or someone you know.
* Their National Freephone Helpline offers emotional help and signposting & call 0808 808 1677.
* You can like their Facebook, which has lots of tips on coping with bereavement.
* Their Local Carers can also offer support over the phone or the internet.

Sources: The NBS
Source: Cruse
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Here’s a tip for you to try this week :

Ask other members of your family to discuss proposed funeral arrangements with your loved one this month, Speak to your loved one and support network about what is upsetting you,

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