Module summary


You need to do what feels right for you – that’s how I managed this illness with him. I had to live with myself after, knowing that I did okay – maybe not great, but I did okay. There’s grief attached to letting yourself down.

Some of the key points covered in this module include:

  • How you will know that death has occurred and some suggestions for preparing yourself
  • When other family members are not able to be present at the time of death
  • Suggestions to help in the first few hours after death has occurred
  • General details about obtaining a death certificate
  • Basic information about funerals and the services offered by funeral homes
  • Basic information and resources about grief and bereavement