This section contains links to other websites with a focus on death, dying grief and/or bereavement around social and cultural perspectives and education you may find useful. We will also have links for support organisations when we find them. If you know of other groups or organisations you find interesting and are in keeping with the theme of education please contact us and let us know and we will add their link here.
Dying Matters was created by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) to promote public awareness of dying, death and bereavement. It aims to support changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards death, dying and bereavement and through this to make ‘living and dying well’ the norm.
Based at University of Bath, this is the UK’s only academic centre devoted to the study and research of the social aspects of death, dying, grief and bereavement. It has some great academic articles with free access.
The Order of the Good Death is a group of funeral industry professionals, academics, and artists exploring ways to prepare a death phobic culture for their inevitable mortality. It was founded in January 2011 by Caitlin Doughty, a mortician and writer in Los Angeles, CA.
At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. DeathCafe.com aims to increase awareness of death in order to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. Support is available on the site to set up your own Death Cafe.