End of life

End of life planning

While this is a hard subject to think about, here are some important things you need to consider when making plans for the end of your life

  • legal and financial matters
  • organ donation
  • end of life care
  • how you would like to be remembered
  • funeral plans
  • bereavement support for loved ones

End of life care

End of life care (also known as palliative care) refers to the care of people who are in the final stages of their life, and lets them to live in as comfortable and dignified a way as possible until they die.

Dying Matters

Dying Matters is a coalition of 32,000 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.