writing a will

Make a lasting difference with your Will

15 June 2015

WillWe may give generously to charity as a nation, but when it comes to our Wills very few of us make provision for our favourite causes. With legacies a vital source of income for voluntary organisations, Remember a Charity Campaigns Officer Louise Pavoni urges us to consider including a charity in our Will.

Dad died without a will - and mum and I paid the price

13 March 2013

My name is Kate, I’m 25 years old and I have a will and a funeral plan.

Kate with her mother and fatherI might seem rather young to be worrying about such things, but I have learnt the hard way that wills really do matter and not having one can leave your family in the lurch. 

End of life care plans provide relief and healing

5 April 2016

As professionals we always think of advance care planning as providing choice and control to patients while enabling us to deliver the best care at the end of life. The reality of working with someone on their advance care plan shows that the impact is even greater, writes Mireille Hayden, Senior Partner at Gentle Dusk

Past, Present and… Future Matters

25 November 2014

Mirielle running a workshop Mireille Hayden set up end of life care training company Gentle Dusk following family disagreement about what was best for her mother, who died suddenly without having made any end of life plans. Mireille now devotes herself to ensuring others don't have to go through what her family did.

Right: Mireille (standing) delivering a Gentle Dusk workshop. 

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