"I am very happy indeed to recommend Judy for any post involving social work for the elderly. She visited shopped and organised care for my 95 year old mother during the months while my husband and I were away, with great flair, initiative and good sense. We were extremely grateful to her."
Dr. Shirley Holton MB

Formerly Director of Public Health, Wycombe Primary Care Trust

Bereavement & Loss

Judy is frequently requested to give her Bereavement and Loss workshops at short notice when there has been bereavement in a Home. Many carers and residents have found this workshop particularly helpful.

Some of the topics that Judy covers are:

  • Differences in Grief, Bereavement and Mourning
  • Identifying different losses
  • In depth understanding of the stages of grief
  • What makes bereavement more difficult?
  • Cultural differences in bereavement
  • Appropriate memorials
  • Supporting grieving service users and carers
  • Effective listening skills
  • How to communicate with grieving families
  • What to say and what not to say

Judy is an Accredited Bereavement Counsellor with Cruse the National Bereavement Charity and is the co author of The Essential Guide to Bereavement - Beyond Tomorrow Jessica Kingsley due to be published June 2013