At Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief, we have worked with various partner organisations to produce a variety of resources relating to deteriorating health, death, dying and bereavement.
We have worked with Dying Matters to make available eleven different leaflets that provide information relating to death, dying and bereavement. Hard copies can be ordered, or you can download the leaflets directly from our website. A full list and further information is available here: Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief Information leaflets.
Designed for carers, families and friends of dying people, this online resource tries to answer some of the questions people may have about what happens in the very last days and hours of a person's life...
The online resource can be accessed here: What happens when someone is dying?
Making plans when you’re healthy means there is less to think about if you get sick. It is never too soon to think about what you would like to happen if you become ill, or if your illness gets worse.
There are certain practical steps that everyone should take when thinking about planning for the future. Planning ahead in this way will make the financial, legal and practical consequences of illness and death for families much easier to deal with. More information about how to plan ahead for deteriorating health is available here: Planning ahead
We have produced a number of short films on the subjects of illness, death and bereavement. These can be downloaded from our website free of charge, and used in a variety of situations, for example conferences, discussion events and training courses. A full list of films is available here: Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief films
We have worked with award-winning Glasgow based photographer, Colin Gray, to produce a powerful and challenging series of portraits and personal stories. It Takes a Village explores the idea that as people’s health deteriorates, care and support comes in many guises. We have a limited number of copies of the exhibition available to lend out - if you would like to provide a venue to host the exhibition, please get in touch.
We have also produced:
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland is a charity, staffed by volunteers, which provides training, and gives bereavement support to people throughout Scotland. Cruse have produced an Employer's Bereavement Toolkit to help employers be ready and able to manage a bereavement in the workplace.
The Whole School Approach to Supporting Loss and Bereavement is a resource to help teachers support children and young people during times of loss, change and bereavement.
The 100% Project is a community engagement project set up by the Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) which aims to start conversations about death, dying and bereavement in a life-affirming way. They have produced a short film in which parents who have lost a child talk of the importance of being open about death, dying and bereavement.
The Dying Matters website makes available many useful resources. These include: