Dying Matters Week: How do we talk to children about death?
Preparing a child for the death of a loved one, supporting a child after a loved one has died, or helping a child to prepare for their own death is an important and vital part of the work within children’s hospice services. Many adults find this task extremely difficult and very painful, often bringing to the surface their own experiences of loss.
Dying Matters Week – Play Therapy is essential in helping bereaved children process their grief and loss.
For children especially, grief can be a massive, bewildering issue. Fail to help them deal with it, and the implications for those children and young people.