Grief and bereavement

The department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care have developed the following videos to provide parents and carers and other family members with information and support around the grief process. The information in these videos may be useful to health professionals who are supporting families who are caring for children with life-limiting illnesses.

Introduction to Bereavement

Grief and Loss

Grieving Styles

Grieving Siblings

Grandparents Grief

Ben's Story

Fiona's Story

David and Jacqui's Story

Chris and Brian's Story

We invite you to complete the following electronic survey to share your thoughts about these bereavement videos. Please click on the following link to access the survey questions. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BMB9P36.

Your responses will remain anonymous. All feedback will help to improve future educational resources that are developed by the Paediatric Palliative Care service at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Thank you for your support in helping us improve the care that is available for children with life limiting illnesses and their families.

We have also developed the following factsheets:

Palliative care factsheet for health professionals

Supporting children through painful and distressing procedures