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Compassionate Conversations

Being able to talk with and comfort people who are experiencing end of life, loss or bereavement can be a daunting prospect - but it needn't be that way.

Compassionate Conversations is a free awareness training session delivered by St Elizabeth Hospice.

It is aimed at helping people (aged 18+) build the skills and confidence to enable open, honest and sensitive conversations around end of life, loss and bereavement, whilst identifying ways to help and support others.

What does the session cover?

  • Breaking down taboos and myths about death and dying
  • Thinking about how we can have compassionate conversations
  • How taking the time to lend a helping hand or a friendly ear can make a difference
  • Identifying support services available for those experiencing end of life, loss and bereavement
“If you're considering Compassionate Conversations, I would say do it.
Most of us have experienced loss of one sort or another and to be equipped to know how to talk to somebody is really important.
You can learn about things you can ask, good ways to help, and how to engage in conversation.”
"Compassionate Conversations helps with understanding a language of grief with some fairly basic dos and don’ts."
Internet Sessions

 2022 Dates:

Face-to-face: 13 June, 19.00-21.00 @ Heath Road Coffee Shop, Ipswich

Online: 20 July, 19.00-21.00

Face-to-face: 17 August 10.00-12.00 @ Broadway House, Felixstowe

Online: 14 September, 10.00-12.00

Face-to-face: 19 October, 10.00-12.00 @ Ipswich Central Library

Online: 16 November, 19.00- 21.00

Online: 14 December 10.00-12.00

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