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Bereavement Resources

The Irish Hospice Foundation has produced leaflets, videos and audio recordings about bereavement, grief and dealing with loss. These pages also house links to additional bereavement resources and information.


The Bereavement Pin

The bereavement pin, designed by Alan Ardiff, symbolises the circle of life and the strengths and resources that we can draw on as we adjust to the loss of someone special.
The heart represents our connection to those we love and the twelve dots symbolise time and the community of family and friends that support is in our grief. The pin comes with some simple advice around the experience of grief.


Updated: 09/07/2016

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Bereavement Leaflets

The Irish Hospice Foundation has published several bereavement leaflets about different types of grief and what to expect/how to cope. They can be downloaded free of charge. If you wish to get hard copies of any of these leaflets, please contact Maura Dunne. Understanding Grief More bereavement leaflets The Grieving Family Grieving the death of someone […] Read more >

Bereavement Audio and Video

Grieving in exceptional times: A public talk about grief and loss Rrecording of the June 16th 2020 webinar Speaker: Dr. Susan Delaney LinkedIn bio Dr. Susan Delaney is a psychologist, previously Bereavement Services Manager at the Irish Hospice Foundation. These four short recordings are guided practices to help you open up to your grief in […] Read more >

Bereavement and Grief – Detailed Resources

LibGuide pages on bereavement and grief Overview guide to bereavement and grief resources and services. A page with collected resources on bereavement for professionals and those supporting the bereaved has been developed on the HSE Dr Steeven’s Library. It features information on understanding grief, the levels of bereavement support, bereavement research and links to articles […] Read more >

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