"She was really honest about it. She didn't try and cover anything up."
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Ellie's mum was a single mum to four children. She had been unwell for a long time, but received a terminal cancer diagnosis at the age of 64 when Ellie
"Every year, on the anniversary of my death, I want Ike and Chima to turn up the music and dance with me, around my photo. I want them to know I'm at peace, but I don't want a fuss".
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Across the UK, thousands of people are dying every year without their wishes being met.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic thrusting death and dying into the public consciousness like never before, we have found that many people in the UK don't
by Beth Cavenaugh RN
This blog post is from the U.S.
I remember taking care of a hospice patient with lung cancer while my mom was sick with the same disease 1000 miles away. She was about to sign onto hospice too. I got this inspired idea to fly down and take care of my
By Felicity Warner
Soul Midwives (SM) are holistic and spiritual companions to anyone facing the end of life and there are more than 900 of us now in the UK.
You’ll find us working in hospitals, hospices, care homes and out in the community within people
Dr Keri Thomas, founder and Clinical Lead of the Gold Standards Framework writes about the work that GSF is doing to encourage personalised end of life care in every setting.
Who provides care for people in their final years of life? For me, the simple answer is - everyone. We
Eleanor Goodridge, solicitor in the contested wills team at top 100 UK law firm Hugh James, considers what happens to an inheritance to a child who has predeceased.
A question that I frequently get asked when dealing with will disputes is; “What will happen to my mum/dad
Tracy Gough is a Registered Nurse and best-selling author having written My Dementia Journey...one step at a time and Gone But Not Forgotten. Coping With Bereavement After Dementia.
For more than 30 years, she has given invaluable professional support to thousands of
Hospice UK's Digital Marketing Officer, Jo Jones, has written this useful article about finding support and managing grief at Christmas.
Christmas can be a stressful period even at the best of times but coping with a loss at this time of year can really test the strongest of
Many years ago my wife and I were owned by a cat called Sweep.
She had been named by our young daughter.
Often, whilst sitting in my favourite easy chair at home, Sweep would jump up and lie along the length of my upper right leg – I