source: Cruse Bereavement Care
published: January 2021
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Watch Andy Langford, Cruse’s Clinical Director, explain who they are and how they are actively supporting people during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
From their beginnings running clubs for widows from the founder’s house in Kew, Cruse Bereavement Care has grown to be a charity with an international reputation.
Over the years, they have helped bereaved people in times of crisis, such as after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York and the Manchester Arena Bombings, and have expanded to support hundreds of thousands of people each year. Find out more about Cruse’s history.
What Cruse stands for;
Vision That all bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies.
Mission To offer support, advice & information to children, young people and adults and enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Values: Cruse Bereavement Care are Responsive, Compassionate, Respectful, Supportive and Innovative.
Feelings After Someone Dies
Many people are surprised by the range of emotions they experience after the death of someone close.
What does grief feel like?
People often ask Cruse, what does grief feel like? In this video, Andy Langford- the Clinical Director for Cruse Bereavement Care, explains some of the most common feelings after a death.
Cruse Bereavement Care provides training and consultancy for any external organisation who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work. Contact them to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org.