Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week brings together individuals and organisations to open up the conversation around dying, death and bereavement. 

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Break the stigma, challenge preconceptions and normalise talking about death. Join the Dying Matters movement today. 

Our Frontline

Resources and support to care for those doing essential work during the lockdown. 



Information and help

Need information or help finding a service in your area? We have plenty of articles and helpful links for you

Being with someone when they die

Recognising when death is close will help you say those important goodbyes and prepare for what is to come.

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Find out what events are happening near you

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We have around 12,000  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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Don't leave your funeral to fate

Make sure your loved ones know what you want with our free My Funeral Wishes form.



Which of the following describes how you would feel talking to someone close to you about their end of life wishes.

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Your stories

Sharing your experiences can help others deal with theirs. 

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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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