An Introduction to Supporting Loss, Grief and Bereavement


  • Length: 1 hours
  • Suitable for: Anyone who in their work/volunteering, need guidance in how to support others affected by a bereavement.
  • Delivered: online via Microsoft Teams
  • Funded: Until end June for West Cheshire and Cheshire East people only. July onwards funded for Cheshire East people only. 
  • Price on application for people outside funded areas

Session Overview

Grief is a normal, natural response to loss and bereavement that everyone will experience at some point in their life. Many of us however, have a very limited understanding of how grief can affect our feelings, thoughts, behaviours and physical health.  

The aim of this information session is to give professionals, volunteers and staff within support organisations, a better understanding of this issue and to offer advice and tips on how to support someone through their grief. 

The session gives people: 

  • An understanding of loss, bereavement, grief and mourning 
  • Tips on how to help, even if contact is indirect e.g. telephone support 
  • Contact details of organisations that can offer more in-depth support 


  • Thursday 4 July 2024: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Wednesday 4 September 2024: 18:00 – 19:00
  • Wednesday 6 November 2024: 10:00 – 11:00
  • Tuesday 7 January 2025: 12:00 – 13:00
  • Tuesday 11 March 2025: 14:00 – 15:00
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