Healthwatch Leeds has been working with Leeds Palliative Care Network to find out about people’s experiences of end of life care […]Read more
Covid-19 useful bereavement links and resources
In these difficult times we are collecting a list of local and national resources which we hope will be useful for those affected by bereavementTake a look at our updated resources
In response to COVID-19 all staff are now working from home
Phone messages and emails will be picked up remotely and responded to as quickly as possible.
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Welcome to Leeds Bereavement Forum
We are a small charity based in Leeds which works to develop and improve bereavement services in the city.
- We signpost individuals to the most appropriate bereavement service either locally or nationally. You do not need to be referred to us, our service is free and open to all
- We provide training, information, events and conferences to people who work in the area of bereavement to support their professional development. We work in partnership with organisations across the city to improve the provision of bereavement services
- We campaign to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement and to make plans for the end of life. We work in partnership with Dying Matters nationally and locally
Our next Basic Bereavement Skills Training session will be on Weds 10 February 1-4pm. Places are free for Leeds Cit… https://t.co/oKg6cknN9P
14th January 2021
Looking forward to our next Zoom training session with Neighbourhood Network Schemes on setting up peer bereavement… https://t.co/kU0LTwSFL9
12th January 2021
Maggie’s Centre in Leeds are planning to run a bereavement course for people bereaved by cancer in Leeds. This will… https://t.co/IsYCsr6buE
12th January 2021
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We will be running our sixth virtual Death Cafe in the New Year using Zoom. Apologies, participants will need to provide […]Read more
In partnership with Leeds City Council, we offer Basic Bereavement skills sessions for free to Leeds City Council staff, voluntary and […]Read more
Lippy People invite you to a virtual video-storytelling event during National Grief Awareness Week 2020. Date: Wednesday 2 December Venue: Via […]Read more
As part of National Grief Awareness Week, we are delivering a two-hour Zoom webinar, kindly sponsored by Full Circle Funerals. This […]Read more
Leeds Bereavement Forum offers a variety of training on bereavement for both individuals and groups. We are now offering our training online via Zoom – see our training menu for more details.
Our courses can be adapted to suit your organisation’s needs, whether that be a half-day; full day or shorter sessions. Working with the voluntary, statutory and commercial sector, our courses can be run in-house, in a neutral venue or online. Our highly experienced trainers have worked in a variety of bereavement settings including hospice care; learning disabilities; older people; neonatal and still birth; carers and private bereavement counselling.
With a track record that goes back over twenty years, our training receives very positive feedback from participants who find our courses relevant and useful to their work.Read more
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