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Improving Adult Bereavement Care, Support & Services

Thu, 13 Jun 2024

Virtual, Online

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This conference focuses on the important issue of improving care, support and services for adult bereavement. The ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased need for effective support with the tragic loss of life, often under very difficult circumstances, challenging bereavement services to work differently.

"Overall, many people are not getting the right support at the right time, with potentially serious consequences in all areas, from health and wellbeing to education and employment and even long-term economic outcomes... It is incumbent upon us all to work together to improve the experiences of bereaved people."

The UK Commission on Bereavement 2022

"Though bereavement and grief cannot be avoided, there are actions that can be taken to ensure that everyone who is grieving receives the support they need, at the right time. These improvements have never been more urgent."

The UK Commission on Bereavement 2022

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve bereavement services and support 

  • Reflect on the lived experience of bereavement 

  • Implement the UK Commission on Bereavements 2022 recommendations 

  • Learn from best practice in bereavement care 

  • Reflect on national developments and learning

  • Improve the way bereavement support is provided during the Covid-19 pandemic 

  • Develop your skills in providing bereavement support in the immediate aftermath of a death

  • Understand current models of loss and bereavement and evidence 

  • Identify key strategies for improving emotional and mental health support: psychological perspectives on bereavement, loss and grief 

  • Improve support for those bereaved by suicide 

  • Involve bereaved relatives in investigations and supporting bereaved people through Coroner Inquests

  • Ensure you are up to date bereavement needs assessment and early intervention

  • Reflect on the role of compassionate leadership in supporting bereaved colleagues

  • Improving your communication skills in dealing with distressing conversations 

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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