good life, good death, good grief

Scottish Compassionate Communities Toolkit

Knowledge, Skills & Information

Many people feel they lack confidence, knowledge, information and skills relating to death, dying and bereavement. What could a community do to address this?

Ideas you could try

End of Life Aid Skills for Everyone (EASE)

Run a public education course to provide local people with the confidence and knowledge to provide basic support of people towards the end of life...read more.

Local web directory

Establish an online directory of clubs, activities, groups and services that can provide distraction, information and solace for those caring or experiencing ill health or bereavement...read more.

Dementia friends

Encourage local uptake of Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Friends programme, and follow up by identifying local actions to make your community more ‘dementia friendly’...read more.

Pushing up the Daisies

Establish a local point of contact as part of the Pushing Up the Daisies network, providing information about options, legalities and practicalities in the days after death...read more.

Coach 4 Care

Consider whether you might be well-placed t establish Coach 4 Care initiative in your own area... read more.

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