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Our Spiritual Support Team discuss their role and why it's important to talk about death and dying.

Author: Malcolm Brown & Liz Ellison, Spiritual Support

Date: May 2021

This vlog has been created to raise awareness of Dying Matters Week 2021, running from 10 to 16 May.

Dying Matters is a chance for organisations and individuals to come together and open up conversations around death, dying and bereavement.

Are you in a good place to die?

This year’s theme is being ‘in a good place to die’. This can mean physically, emotionally, financially, and spiritually. There is no right or wrong place to die, it is different for everyone.

The pandemic has brought conversations and thoughts about death and dying to the forefront of our lives and yet we still struggle to find easy ways to share about these taboo topics.

Dying matters to all of us – let’s talk about it. www.dyingmatters.org

With thanks to our Spiritual Support volunteers, Malcolm Brown and Liz Ellison.

Malcolm Brown volunteer
Liz Ellison volunteer

Dying Matters Week Events

During this week, we are offering the following Dying Matters events:

Monday 10 May

'Finding the Right Words'

An open, friendly discussion to explore ways to start talking about death, dying and loss. 

Find out more here.

Two ladies laughing with Dying Matters logo

Wednesday 12 May

Treetops Hospice Live

During this live session, ask our hospice team more about the support available for our community, the choices we have at the end of life and what a hospice is really like.

Find out more here.

Friday 14 May

Dying Matters Creative Writing: Finding the right words 

A creative writing session to share and shape our ideas on death, dying, loss and bereavement.

Find out more here.

Lady looking at camera with Dying Matters logo