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Striving for the best care at end-of-life for all

We  work to support those facing death, dying and bereavement, their carers and health and social care professionals.

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Financial and Benefit Information Following Death

There are a number of Social Welfare and other payments you, your loved ones or someone close to you may be entitled to claim following bereavement or when facing end-of-life. 1.Payments specifically related to death Bereavement Grant The Bereavement Grant was discontinued and has not been paid since 1 January 2014. Funeral Grant under the Occupational Injuries […] Read more >

Supporting Carers

These pages offer advise and practical support for people caring for a loved one with a life limiting illness. Topics covered include; Guidance on accessing services Information on specific illnesses Support for working carers Legal considerations Information on benefits and allowances   Read more >

Ways We Support

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Supporting the Voluntary Hospice Movement

The Irish Hospice Foundation works to support the voluntary hospice movement in a number of ways including:  Actively engaging in advocacy work aimed at the development of hospice and palliative care services offering grants for the development of hospice services (subject to certain criteria) and for further education/professional development offering  voluntary hospice groups advice and assistance in the […] Read more >

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