End of Life Resources for the UK



Please find a links of charities and support organisations that serve the UK below.




Age UK – Age UK believe in a world where everyone can love later life. Age UK is here to inspire, enable and support older people to make the most of later life. http://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us/

Alzheimers Society – Dementia-friendly technology charter (PDF download) http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/download_info.php?fileID=2256 

Carers UK -Carers UK is the only national membership charity for carers. Carers UK is both a support network and a movement for change. http://www.carersuk.org

Death Cafe – At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. http://deathcafe.com

Dying matters – Dying Matters is a coalition of 30,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. http://www.dyingmatters.org / Find support and help in the UK http://help.dyingmatters.org 

Good Funeral Guide – The Good Funeral Guide is your trusted, independent, not-for-profit information resource. We are here to help you arrange the funeral you want. http://www.goodfuneralguide.co.uk / list of reviewed Funeral Directors by the Good Funeral Guide http://www.goodfuneralguide.co.uk/funeral-directors/ 

Help the Hospices – Help the Hospices provides a range of services to hospices and palliative care professionals. http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk

Macmillan – Macmillan Founded in 1911 by Douglas Macmillan, Macmillan Cancer Support has grown to become the largest cancer care and support charity in the UK. http://www.macmillan.org.uk/

Natural Death Charity – UK resource for all aspects relating to the natural death movement http://www.naturaldeath.org.uk / link to list of natural burial grounds) http://www.naturaldeath.org.uk/index.php?page=find-a-natural-burial-site 

The Samaritans – The Samaritans are there for people when they need us, which could be any time of day or night. People talk for as long as they like, as many times as they like. They don’t rush, interrupt or push anyone out of the door. http://www.samaritans.org/

UK Government – What to do after someone dies resource & how to register a death in the UK https://www.gov.uk/after-a-death/arrange-the-funeral