Understanding the stages of bereavement can aid in the grieving process and help at a time of need.
5 stages of grief
Grief can often be explained through 5 stages, these stages are not intended to be ticked off as a list, instead they are a guide to help understand feelings of grief and loss :
Coping with bereavement
- The NHS website helps advise on the feelings that arise once someone passes away, as well as the help and support that is available: coping with bereavement.
- You may be entitled to Bereavement Support Payment if your husband, wife or civil partner has passed away: bereavement support payment.
- Guide to coping with death and grief – The bereavement process explained, click here.