After someone dies

Knowing what to do when someone dies can seem overwhelming, especially with all the emotions that grief can bring. 

Practical things to do after a death

There are practical things you need to do when someone dies. This can be hard to deal with at such a difficult time. 

Coping with grief

Grief is very personal. You might go through a range of feelings and could sometimes feel overwhelmed. The two things that help most are time and support.

Last reviewed: 
01 Apr 2022
Next review due: 
01 Apr 2025
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