Dying for a Laugh – funny video

Comedians tackle the biggest taboo of them all in the short film "Dying for a Laugh". Joking, reflecting and ultimately considering their own deaths, the comedians hope their involvement will encourage others to talk more openly and more often about death and other end of life issues.

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Widening access to palliative care for people with learning disabilities
22nd October 2015

The aim of this publication is to share some of the thinking, good practice and resources that have been developed throughout learning disability and end of life care services in a form that will be accessible to all practitioners but especially those working in hospice settings.

Advice for family and friends about having difficult conversations
20th July 2016 | Source: Independant Age

These pages are aimed at family, friends and carers who want to talk to a relative about difficult and sensitive subjects. They may also help if you are an older person and want to talk about a sensitive subject yourself. Its about having difficult conversations & how to open up.

The website is not designed to give medical advice, but rather to give information on a wide range of topics to health and social care staff, no matter where they work. Find out more