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Bereavement Care

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If you are visiting this section of the website following the death of someone important to you, please accept our sincere condolences. Information and support if you are experiencing grief and bereavement or helping other people who are bereaved, is available now on the new bereavement website for Northern Ireland, Bereaved NI.

The Freephone Bereavement Service 080 0085 2463 enables you to: Report a death to the Social Security Agency; Check if you may be entitled to benefits/financial help; Make a claim for Bereavement Benefits and make a claim for a Social Fund Funeral Payment. Bereavement Services Leaflet.

The Western Trust Bereavement Coordinator Carole McKeeman, works with staff to promote bereavement care, standards and training across the Western Trust (contact details below).

Care OpinionFeedback: We hope you find this resource useful. If you would like to comment on it or suggest improvements we will be pleased to hear from you. If you wish to give feedback about the care provided to your loved one or about your own experience of bereavement care within the Western Trust, visit Care Opinion. Care Opinion is a place where you can share your experience of health or care services and help make them better for everyone. Visit or call 0800 122 3135

Lifeline Crisis Response 080 8808 8000  If you, or someone you know, is in distress or despair, no matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland, Lifeline is there to help you. Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to listen and give you the help and support you need, in confidence. Calls are  free from all UK landlines and mobiles.

Locations where this service is delivered


Carole Mc Keeman

Trust Bereavement Coordinator

Call us02871345171 or ext.: 214184

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