Every day many children lose someone close to them - a parent or grandparent, brother or sister. Nothing can take away the pain of loss, but there is a great deal that a caring adult can do to avoid the long-term distress which can be caused by hidden fears and anxieties.
This book is for anyone who wants to help a child who is coping with grief – parents, teachers, nurses, doctors and friends. Topics covered include:
• terminal illness
• sudden death
• the death of a sibling
• when death is a relief
• other people’s attitudes and misunderstandings