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May 2018

Dying Matters Week 2018

May 14 - May 18
St Kentigern Hospice, Upper Denbigh Rd
St Asaph, LL17 0RS United Kingdom
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Join us this May for Dying Matters awareness week. During the week commencing Monday 14 May we will be hosting a series of free community talks and events about the BIG conversation throughout the local area and not a fundraising initiative. The weeks programme is made up with a whole host of different informative talks, workshops and performances, from different professionals, from many different walks of life. The aim of the week is to open the mind of the general public, and fellow…

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Dying Matters Week | Talking Points @ St Asaph

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
St Asaph Library, The Roe
St Asaph, Denbighshire LL17 0LU United Kingdom
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Free

We will be joining Denbighshire County Council and Talking points to bring Dying Matters week into the community. Pop along to your local library to find out more about Digital legacies, how to plan an affordable funeral, what is advanced care plan and Lasting Power of Attorney, above all it’s an opportunity to talk in a safe environment about the one subject that many of us do not feel comfortable talking about. Come and talk with Hospice Social Worker, Vita…

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Dying Matters Week | Dying for a Chat with Hospice Social Worker @ Itaca Centre

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Itaca Centre, Hesketh House, Bridge St
Abergele, Conwy LL22 7HA United Kingdom
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Free

Information sharing, conversations, laughter, tea, coffee and cakes. Come and join us and have an opportunity to find out more about Digital legacies, how to afford to pay for a funeral and how to plan a funeral, what is advanced care plan and Lasting Power of attorney. There will be plenty of leaflets to take with you and an opportunity to talk in a safe place about the one subject that many of us do not feel comfortable talking about.…

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Dying Matters Week | Ann Atkin – ‘What If’

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Ruthin Craft Centre, Park Road
Ruthin, Denbighshire LL15 1BB United Kingdom
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Free

What if the worst happens and you or your partner are given a terminal diagnosis? How do you tell your dependent children? How do you navigate the trajectory of the illness? How do you prepare for the future? Come and join us for an information sharing session presented by Ann Atkin. What are we afraid of in talking to children about death & dying? How do we break bad news to children? Ann will be busting the myths about children's understanding…

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Dying Matters Week | Fiona Collins – Only Connect

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ruthin Craft Centre, Park Road
Ruthin, Denbighshire LL15 1BB United Kingdom
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Title: Only Connect: How can we communicate what we really want to say, when we can’t find the right words? Workshop by Fiona Collins. "How often do we hold back things we really want to say?   What happens to those unspoken words? Taking a traditional story from India as our starting point, we will explore finding ways to express the things that we find difficult to say to loved ones. We will think about the Korean custom of creating…

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