In this section
Usually an RCH Social Worker will be involved in the care of a
family with a child who has died.
They will be able to advise you and the family about support
You can read about the
RCH Family Bereavement Support Program
This site has a lot of useful information, including links to
community-based bereavement support groups, and some good
There is an excellent section about the beliefs and practices
related to death & dying specific to each of the major cultural
groups in Australia (Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Greek,
Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese,
Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish,
Vietnamese). There are also handouts about palliative care and
Bereavement Support Resources in 20 languages.
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