Great Sankey Primary School

Bereavement Support

What is bereavement?

Coronavirus is impacting all our lives and very sadly, bereavement of our family and friends may be part of this. 

Bereavement is the experience of losing someone important to us. It is characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through as we gradually adjust to the loss.

Losing someone important to us can be emotionally devastating, whether it be a partner, a family member, friend or pet. It is natural to go through a range of emotions as we gradually come to terms with the loss. Bereavement affects everyone in different ways and it is possible to experience a wide range of emotions. There is no right or wrong way to feel. There is not a time limit on these emotions.

How can we help?

There are lots of resources to support with bereavement that can support all ages. Attached below is a document produced by Warrington Local Authority with lots of resources and links to a range of bereavement specialists and support.

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