This week, Kate Clark from Pushing Up the Daisies, shares her experience and tips for care after death at home. Kate has experience of caring for family members at home after death and also brings her expertise as a nurse. She reminds us: “caring for someone at home after death isn’t anything new, rather it’s a […]
The Good Funeral Guide – champion of the consumer around funerals – is to get a new lease of life. Fran Hall, one time chair of the Natural Death Centre, lead at Clandon Wood Natural Burial Ground for the last couple years, experienced funeral director and all-round-good-egg is going to working with the inimitable Charles Cowling, Founder of the Good Funeral Guide.
10 years ago, it occurred to me that maybe women do death differently. That’s when I bought the domain name, Final Fling, in the hope that I could contribute in some way. We’re more about emotional engagement than transaction. We’re collaborative, supportive, we cut to the chase and focus on the important things. We’re good at […]
Dying Matters has published findings of a survey about attitudes to bereavement. It’ll come as no surprise to find we’re not great at dealing with death.
Josefine Speyer, founder of the Natural Death Centre shares a snapshot of her life… “My husband was killed in a car accident. It was June 2001. I remember the day as if it were yesterday. We’d been married 10 years. We had wanted to grow old together.”
There are many funeral planning guides to help you deal with a death and organise a good goodbye.
Having to order a book doesn’t help if you’re up against it for time – that’s why we have so much information on this website, but if you have time to think ahead – and let’s face it, we all do – it’s always good to prepare for the inevitable.
Final Fling wants you to have a ‘good death’, be in control of your choices and decision-making. There are a number of organisations now dedicated to achieving a better end for us all. Final Fling is just one of them. There are government-funded groups, campaigning bodies and professional bodies. ‘End of life’ and ‘later life’ […]