Handling Death and Bereavement at Work
An estimated 3,500 people die every day in the UK. If someone at work or their partner or close family member dies, managers and colleagues need to respond appropriately. This book breaks new ground in placing bereavement on the management agenda. It addresses some challenging questions such as:
This book is an essential guide for anyone in an organisation who has to take responsibility in the event of death. It covers issues such as what do in the event of a sudden death at work, managing staff who are terminally ill, and practical help after death including funerals. It is a unique and constant point of reference for anyone concerned with one of the most challenging issues to be faced in the workplace.
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What are loss and bereavement?
Aspects of bereavement
Children and young people
What is death and what does it mean?
The practical tasks after someone has died
Suicide stress and bullying
How the organisation can help
How people in different roles at work can help
Helping the bereaved person at work
Death at work
Case studies 21 I
support over the funeral