good life, good death, good grief

Good Death Week 2018

From 14-20 May 2018 people across Scotland did their bit to promote more open and supportive attitudes to death, dying and bereavement by taking part in Good Death Week.

You can see some of the events that took place here: Good Death Week listings

Good Death Week blogs

We were lucky to have some guest bloggers during Good Death Week, sharing their expertise on how people can be helped to have a good death in different settings:

A Good Death at Home by death doula Hilary Peppiette

A Good Death in Hospital by Dr Deans Buchanan, NHS Tayside

A Good Death in a Hospice by Kenny Steele, Highland Hospice

A Good Death in a Care Home by Alison McPherson, Manager of Hillside View, Paisley

What is a “Good Death?”, a personal reflection by author Jane Duncan Rogers

Other activities

Twitter chat - on Thursday 17th May, we hosted a Twitter chat along with the Health and Social Care Academy. Search #GoodDeathWeek on that day to see what was said.

How Will You Die? quiz - This light-hearted is aimed at getting people thinking about the serious issues around death.

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