A DAY TO REMEMBER

ESTABLISHING A CHILD BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICE

Authors

  • Derek Brown The Highland Hospice, Inverness

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v7i1.2

Keywords:

Child Bereavement, parental support, peer support, children's grieving

Abstract

There is a great deal of interest in the development of bereavement services for children. This article looks at the establishment of one such service in the Highlands of Scotland offering information, peer support, emotional expression and an opportunity to remember.

Author Biography

Derek Brown, The Highland Hospice, Inverness

Derek Brown is Chaplain at Raigmore Hospital,and The Highland Hospice, Inverness

References

CURTIS K, NEWMAN T. 2001 Do communitybased support services benefit bereaved children? Child: Care Health and Development 27: 487-495

STOKES J, PENNINGTON J, MONROE B, PAPADATOU D, RELF M. 1999 Developing services for bereaved children Mortality 4: 291-307

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Published

2013-04-10

How to Cite

Brown, D. (2013). A DAY TO REMEMBER: ESTABLISHING A CHILD BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICE. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 2-5. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v7i1.2