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  • SUPPORT OTHERS Supporting each other in emotional and practical ways
  • Being clear about our preferences means that when we die,
  • Many of us will eventually need to be cared for.
  • Writing a will and sorting out your financial affairs can
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Talking about life and death
'Talking about life and death' is a film about a knowledge exchange event involving representatives from Cheshire West and Chester Older People’s Network and Library Service.


View the film in the resouces section >

Training courses

Just by Talking

Just By Talking courses

This course will enable staff and volunteers to discuss death, dying and loss and promote health and wellbeing with service users.
Find out more on the training page >


Shall we talk?

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We can come and talk to your group, club or association.
Find out more about our talks >



The resources section contains videos to watch, items to print and even the odd celebrity joke about life, age, death and loss. Find out more in the resources section >


  • Crafting Memory Sessions at Purple Onion +

    Cheshire Living Well Dying Well have been working with local charity Purple Onion bringing Crafting Memories to their group. Purple Read More
  • Introducing Three New Team Members +

    The Partnership welcomes three new team members. Laura Farmer, Emma Dixon and Jill Cox will work alongside team members to develop links Read More
  • Chelford Compassionate Community +

    Community organisations and residents in Chelford are currently working with Cheshire Living Well, Dying Well to enable Chelford to become Read More

    Ten of our Community Ambassadors got busy crafting a 6’x4’ canvas for display at the famous Whitworth Art Gallery, at Read More
  • Reflections and highlights of Dying Matters Awareness Week +

    Every year in May, Dying Matters and a wide range of partners including the Cheshire Living Well, Dying Well (CLWDW) Read More
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Ten of our Community Ambassadors got busy crafting a 6’x4’ canvas for display at the famous Whitworth Art Gallery, at an exhibition held on 11th May 2017.

The artwork promoted the use of art as a way of raising awareness and encouraging people to think ahead in relation to their plans for the future and end of life. The free ‘Art of Dying’ Event, led by the Greater Manchester & Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network, part of NHS England and supported by CLWDW, also hosted workshops, performances and conversations about dying, death and bereavement.

CLWDW also championed other individual entries from across Eastern Cheshire. The painting “Dark Trees” created by Hazel Aimson, a patient at East Cheshire Hospice, won a well deserved first place from over 180 entries in the “Beginners Art Class”. The winning painting took pride of place at the exhibition following almost 4000 votes.

Hazel said “I am absolutely delighted to have won this award. I am not an artist, and this was the first time I had ever used acrylics. The picture turned out even better than I expected!”

Rachel Zammit, Head of Public Health and Communications at CLWDW, added, “We are so proud to have been part of the team organising and delivering the ‘Art of Dying’ Event alongside our colleagues from Greater Manchester. The event was a great success and it was a privilege to see Hazel’s winning painting and the fantastic exhibition piece created by our Community Ambassadors receive deserved recognition”

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Canvas by CLWDW Community Ambassadors                                                                                                                     “Dark Trees” by Hazel Aimson

For more information about the Art of Dying exhibition visit www.artofdying.co.uk

If you are interested in finding out more information about becoming a Cheshire Living Well Dying Well Community Ambassador visit  here or call 01270 758 120.