Death and grieving in a care home during the COVID-19 pandemic: a guide to supporting staff, residents and their families

Cover of booklet on death and grieving in care homes

Note: many of the coronavirus restrictions have changed since this resource was originally published, but much of the information may still be relevant to those working in care homes.

This guide considers the additional pressures, fears and challenges for care home staff, residents and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides advice on how staff can support residents and their families through the changes in care required by COVID-19, and in the event of deaths, and on how managers and staff can support each other.



8 pages, A4, booklet
Target group
Care home staff


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