Bereavement & Loss


The key aim of the bereavement training is to increase knowledge or care after death procedures, grief and bereavement (including suicide), develop an understanding in order to build confidence and enhance skills needed to work sensitively and empathically with families, carer’s and others who experience loss and grief.

Who is the course aimed at?

Any health care professional involved in the field of death, dying and bereavement will benefit from attending this training, particularly NHS, corporate, community, social services (adults & children), care home sector, schools, emergency services, voluntary sector or elsewhere their role. 

How long is the course?

1 day

Learning Outcomes
  • Improved awareness and understanding of the impact of loss, grief and bereavement
  • Enhanced ability to recognise the uniqueness of an individual’s response to death, dying and bereavement including social media
  • Recognise the importance of accurate, timely, clear and detail information
  • Become equipped and more confident in the practical, emotional and spiritual elements of working with bereaved families
  • Build on the practical issues, existing best practice and national guidance
  • Increase your ability to recognise when you may need support, whilst working with bereaved families

“Thank you for making the course light and fun but also poignant and meaningful” – Human Resources consultant, Hampshire

To download a copy of the course outline please click here.


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