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Newham Council: Dying matters

Newham Council is offering two training programmes to be delivering via Zoom in April. You can email to register your interest. The Council’s aim is to raise awareness of death, dying and bereavement – and provide the tools to support faith leaders.

1. Advanced Planning (delivered by Compassion In Dying) - this session will cover Advance Statement, Advance Decision (Living Will), Lasting Power of Attorney, Deputyship, Organ Donation. This will be a fact based session on these documents - their purpose and what areas they cover and how to complete them (high level). April 7th 2021.

2. Bereavement (delivered by MIND Tower Hamlets and Newham) - this session will cover the different stages of bereavement and how to cope (particularly

during Covid-19 when usual mechanisms such as exercising, socialising, working, etc. are not readily available); financial support available and form-filling services, the MIND service and other national – more specific services that are available. April TBC

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