Bereavement and Loss

Information that may help when talking about bereavement and loss.

Bereavement and Loss Guidance
This guidance is for education staff to support pupils and families in the sad event of a bereavement or loss. It should be read alongside the Education & Children’s Service guidance on Traumatic Incidents. It provides information on:
      • Common reactions to loss and change
      • Developmental understandings of death and loss.
      • Communicating with children and families
      • Useful websites and resources
      • Signposting to further reading

Bereavement and Loss Guidance – Word Document available to download

 

Information for Parents, Carers and Young People

Most people experience grief when they lose something or someone important to them.  Fife council Educational Psychology Service has information bellow on bereavement and loss for parents, carers and young people, including bereavement during Covid19.

This leaflet contains information for Parents and Carers on Bereavement and loss.  Offering guidance and support for you and your child.

 

 

 

This leaflet contains information for Children and Young People on Bereavement and loss.  Offering advice and links on who you can talk to.

 

 

 

Sadly, some children and families will experience bereavement during the Covid19 pandemic, either directly related to Covid19 or due to an unrelated cause.

We are being asked to support reducing the spread of coronavirus through social distancing and this has an impact on how children may access their support networks and on some of the usual processes for saying goodbye. The pandemic may also make children and young people feel more anxious about their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those close to them.  Below are some resources that may help:

This leaflet contains information for Parents and Carers on Bereavement and loss.  Offering guidance and support when someone you know dies during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

 

 

This leaflet contains information for Children and Young People on Bereavement and loss.  Offering guidance and support when someone you know dies during the Coronavirus Pandemic.