How to explain a death to someone with learning difficulties

Beyond Words

The charity Beyond Words has created a guide to help explain a death by coronavirus to people with learning disabilities. It contains information on different situations and how best to support the person with clear pictures designed to aid as well. To view the guide please click here.

Beyond Words is a charity that provides books and training to support people who find pictures easier to understand than words. Whether supporting somebody with a learning disability or communication difficulty, their resources empower people through pictures.

Rosedale Funeral Home also offers advice on how to help someone who is bereaved and has also moved their bereavement support online. addition, you can contact GriefChat which was created by bereavement experts. GriefChat counsellors are experienced in supporting bereaved people and will listen to your story, explore how your grief is affecting you and help you to find any additional support you might need.