When someone dies in residential aged care: Grief and loss for families

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For families, the move into residential aged care can cause sadness and worry. Most residents will continue to live in the facility until their death. Experience shows that bereavement, grief, and loss can affect families and residents across the aged care journey, not just after death.

This booklet gently guides older people and their families through the journey to the end of life and its aftermath. It contains advice, reflections and resources to help make a difficult time as easy as possible.