Lists of online resources and research material Bereavement
The library has developed two subject comprehensive subject pages for the HSE Dr Steeven’s Library website, one on Palliative and end-of-life care and the other on bereavement and grief. They are a good starting point for insight and research into these subjects and can be accessed below. Access details on Bereavement & Grief HERE
Irish government information on entitlements for the recently bereaved
Website of the Scottish partnership for palliative care. The site provides information and promotes awareness on death, dying and bereavement
UK based forum for bereavement researchers and practitioners. The site provides general bereavement information for the public but its central focus is on updating practitioners on conferences, recent publications and current debate in bereavement support
Booklets with information, support and advice for helping people following bereavement including a booklet on dealing with traumatic death.
This site has detailed sections on bereavement and grief support for various types of loss and links to support pages for bereavement practitioners. The centre for grief and bereavement also publishes the journal Grief Matters so outlines of current and upcoming issues are included. Their feature resources includes PODCASTS of conference presentations and talks on bereavement research.
NHS Scotland’s resource support page for professionals involved in bereavement support. The site fratures updates on new publications and information on otehr professionals.
UK based bereavement support organization and publishers of the journal Bereavement Care. As well as general information on the grieving process for those dealing with loss, Cruse has detailed sections and training information for bereavement practitioners, updates on events, conferences and research.
Medline’s collection of sites and links on bereavement and grief. This page provides a good starting point for an overview of bereavement sites, organizations and research articles.
NICE Guidence ‘Improving supportive and palliative care for adults with cancer‘
This publication includes guielines for the support of patients and their families including outlines for bereavement support services (Chapter 12).
The most comprehsive web portal for information on bereavement and end-of-life information and research.
A listing of downloadable full text articles and research papers from the IWGDDB which address bereavement, palliative care and psychosocial issues in detah & dying. The other resources section also features a list of links to international death, dying and bereavement groups
This is a an extremely comprehensive site with a wide range of coverage for both personal and professional users. Practical advice on coping with grief (including anticipatory grief) and information on current practice and new publications. A strong feature fo this site is it’s ‘ask a professional’ service through which clinical professionals respond to users questions.
This UK site features sections on traumatic death, living with dying and bereavement following suicide offering advice both for those supporting the bereaved and personal bereavement stories.
UK site supporting parents and families who have experienced bereavement. TCF produce a range of booklets and leaflets which can be ordered through this site
For listings of Bereavement books held in the Therese Brady Library Click HERE and perform an advanced search for ‘bereavement’ as a keyword or in title.
A brief guide to resolving grief & loss featuring a comprehensive listing of useful websites & resources
Details the mission and projects of the Hospice Foundation.
Link to lists of published and presented research papers by staff of Our Lady’s hospice
Includes a link to their Library catalogue
UK charity supporting hospice and palliative care the ‘our services’ section of the site features links to publications, information and resources for hospice practitioners.
The education department of st Christopher’s hospice includes their library and infomation services with details on reading material in hospice and palliative care as well as links to conference and training information and relevent resource links.