Support When Preparing For Life’s End

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Where to Find End-of-Life Support?

Making plans ahead of time is both necessary and sensible, but can sometimes feel like a daunting task. There are many individuals and organisations out there that provide practical, emotional, and medical support for those facing the end of their life, and for their families and carers. We hope that amongst the selection below you find one that feels right for you.

Before I Go Solutions

Provides End of Life Planning tools, guidance and training to make your journey much easier, simpler and more straightforward. And helps you to do it in a way that is enjoyable too!

Visit Before I Go Solutions website

Dying Matters

Dying Matters is a coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales, which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.

Visit Dying Matters website

End of Life Doula UK

An End of Life Doula is there to support a person, and those that they love, with a terminal diagnosis, from the time they receive the news that they have a life-limiting illness through to the final months and weeks, and beyond to funeral planning.

Visit End of Life Doula UK website

Hospice UK

Hospice UK is the national charity working for those experiencing dying, death and bereavement. They work for the benefit of people affected by death and dying, collaborating with their hospice members and other partners who work in end of life care.

Visit Hospice UK website

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support has information about all types of cancer, including diagnosis, treatments and drugs, as well as advice to help with the different ways cancer may impact people’s lives. They also have the Macmillan Support Line, which offers free, confidential support to people living with cancer, and their loved ones.

Visit MacMillan Cancer Support website

Soul Midwives UK

Soul midwives lovingly ease the passage of the dying, offering a range of gentle therapies to soothe and reassure, and they are skilled advocates and advisors.

Visit Soul Midwives UK website

Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder provides care and support at the end of life, both at home and in a hospice setting. They also offer a range of bereavement support, including free video counselling, an online community, plus advice and resources.

Visit the Sue Ryder website

The Victoria and Stuart Project

The Victoria and Stuart Project is about finding the best ways to help people with learning disabilities plan for the end of their life. They want to make sure that people with learning disabilities get the right care and support when they are ill and going to die.

They provide a toolkit and useful resources for end-of-life planning, including links to videos, books, guides and much more.

Visit The Victoria and Stuart Project website

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