good life, good death, good grief

Aims, vision and principles

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief aims to:

  • Raise public awareness of ways of dealing with death, dying and bereavement
  • Promote community involvement in death, dying and bereavement


Scotland should be a society in which dealing with death, dying, bereavement and loss in a healthy and constructive way is seen as part of ordinary life and where members of the public and health and social care professionals and volunteers have awareness of these issues and the many ways in which communities and individuals can support each other.

More specifically, we want to see a society where:


The following key principles underpin the work of Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief:

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  • RT @StartTalkingPoA: Want to do your loved ones a huge favour? Encourage them to sort out their #powerofattorney while they have capacity. … 1 day ago
  • RT @Palliative_Scot: Is it possible to design an algorithm-based system to generate free online Power of Attorney documents? @StartTalkingP2 days ago
  • "Death + dying is part of life. It isn't just a healthcare phenomenon" Thanks Dr Bee Wee for a great lecture last night. #BetterDeath 1 week ago

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