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End of life

  • End of life issues

    Thinking about the end of life can be tough, but being well informed can help us stay in control of the way we die. Read our advice - from planning your funeral to how to approach difficult conversations with your loved ones.
  • When someone dies

    Help and advice on the practical aspects of when someone dies. Find out who to tell about the death, registering a death and paying for a funeral.
  • Coping with bereavement

    Bereavement is a highly personal and often distressing event, but many people go through a range of recognisable reactions and emotions when someone they are close to dies.
  • Financial support

    If your partner has died you may be able to claim bereavement benefits. The benefits can help ease the financial worries you may face. They can be paid whether or not you're working.
  • Living Wills

    A living will lets you indicate what type of treatment you want or refuse some types of medical treatment in certain situations if you lack capacity to make or communicate your decisions.
  • Power of attorney

    There are a number of reasons why you might need someone to make decisions for you or act on your behalf. Read more about power of attorney.
  • Making a will

    If you want to be sure your wishes will be met, then a will is vital. Read our 6 reasons why it's important to make a will.
  • Lifebook

    Sometimes it's easy to mislay important documents and information, so, we developed the LifeBook to help you find exactly what you need without searching.