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 where:
- people are well-informed about the practical, legal, medical, financial and emotional issues associated with death, dying and bereavement.
- there are adequate opportunities for discussion of these issues, and it is normal to plan for the future.
- public policies acknowledge and incorporate death and dying
- health and social care services support planning ahead and enable choice and control in care towards the end of life.
And, because formal services are a small part of people’s lives and deaths...
- where communities and individuals are better equipped to help each other through the hard times which can come with death, dying and bereavement”
More specifically, we want to see a society where:
The following key principles underpin the work of Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief: