Returning to England from abroad

This factsheet explains how to claim benefits and apply for housing, health and care services if you return to England from abroad. This factsheet is aimed at British nationals who have reached or are nearing retirement age.

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Advice on Bereavement

Information about the bereavement process and how families and friends can help someone who is bereaved

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What to do after a death in England Wales

A guide to what must be done following the death of someone, and the help that is available

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The Blue Cross website

Website of The Blue Cross, the pets charity. They offer to find homes for pets, offer a Pet Bereavement Support Service, & veterinary treatment for pet owners on means tested benefits or low incomes.

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Bereavement

Emotional & practical information & advice help to deal with the death of someone close. It includes Registration, the funeral, coping with grief, administration of the estate, and it includes useful organisation contacts

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Planning for ayour funeral Factsheet 27

This factsheet highlights things to consider if you want to plan ahead and make financial and other arrangements for your funeral. It looks at options when deciding what type of funeral you want, ways to pay for a funeral, and information about organ donation. It may be helpful for people arranging a funeral. If arranging […]

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Bereavement

Information and advice about death & bereavement, including grief, difficult times & feelings, picking up the pieces, looking after self, practical concerns & things that need to be done, preparing for the death of someone close, looking to the future, and helpful organisations

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Finding help at home Factsheet 6

This factsheet has information about how to get support to help you to live in your own home if you are having difficulty managing. It focusses on the duties of the local authority to provide assistance, but also covers arranging care yourself. Residential care is covered in other factsheets. The information in this factsheet is […]

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