Caring for bereaved family members during the COVID-19 pandemic: before and after the death of a patient.

Tags: Psychotherapy counselling CBT. Grief and Bereavement Visit this resource Bereavement care is considered an integral component of quality end-of-life care endorsed by the palliative care movement. However, few hospitals and health care institutions offer universal bereavement care to all families of patients who die. The current coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has highlighted this gap […]

Grief and Bereavement Supports for Health Care Workers

Tags: Self Care. Grief and Bereavement Visit this resource HPCO is pleased to launch a Support Service Line for front line health care workers to help cope with stress, grief, and bereavement, and build resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. This line is free to access, and confidential. Individuals trained and credentialled in providing support  in […]

Complicated Grief

Tags: Grief and Bereavement Visit this resource Complicated grief is a persistent form of intense grief in which maladaptive thoughts and dysfunctional behaviours are present along with continued yearning, longing and sadness and/or preoccupation with thoughts and memories of the person who died. Grief continues to dominate life and the future seems bleak and empty. […]