A good death

A good death

We’re often not very well prepared for death.  This section aims to guide you through what you need to do as the time approaches, what to do when it happens, and what services are available to help.

What to do when someone dies

When someone dies, there are some practical tasks that need to happen. To make this time easier here’s a checklist of the necessary steps to help you through this difficult time.

Planning a funeral

When planning a funeral there is a lot to think about. We have plenty of advice to help all the arrangements go smoothly.

A good send off - dealing with a death in the family

So much to do, and so little time. Some help for a good send off. 

Outstanding palliative care in Dorset

There are amazing resources for palliative care across Dorset. 

Our Partners

  • Poundbury
  • PramaCare
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Coronavirus Support Group

In light of the current situation with Coronavirus we’ve created a group for people supporting elderly relatives at risk of Coronavirus.

A chance to virtually meet others in the same position, ask questions and share your experience in these strange and uncertain times.

It’s going to be a big team effort to get through this.