Offers further advice on LPA and the registration process. Tel: 0300 4560300
Advance Decisions Assistance
Charity based website offering support in preparing an Advance Decision document - (sometimes called a Living Will or Advance Directive) It is a document that enables you to record any treatment that you do not want to receive. This website has a FAQ section and also offers information and guidance on Advance Care Plan and Advance Statement - These last two are not legally binding of themselves but offer guidance to those around you for your end of life care and more details about you and your personal preferences. Tel. 01768 775566
NHS Choices - End of life care and planning ahead
Offering links and explanations on various topics including Lasting Power of Attorney -Advance Decision to refuse treatment - Advance Statement
ReSPECT - Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care & Treatment
The Departure Lounge aims to encourage a national conversation about death & dying and was developed by the Academy of Medical Sciences. It is now expanding across the UK through flat packs, an interactive website and digital campaign.
The Good Funeral Guide
The Good Funeral Guide is an independent, not-for-profit information resource for funeral advice.
Raising awareness of death and dying and encouraging the conversation - Lots of information
In association with The Natural Death Centre Charity - Funeral Advisor is a not-for-profit social enterprise aimed at supporting people to find the right funeral director for them. They are completely independent of the funeral industry. www.funeraladvisor.org.uk/
NAFD - National Association of Funeral Directors
Providing support and guidance to funeral firms and the bereaved families in their care. Representing more than 3,700 UK funeral homes nationwide. Tel. 0845 250 8435 www.nafd.org.uk
SAIF - Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors
Representing more than 900 privately owned funeral homes across the UK. By choosing a SAIF member, bereaved families can be assured of a compassionate, professional approach, under pinned by our industry leading Code of Practice. Tel. 0345 230 6777 www.saif.org.uk