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5 The Teddy Bear Scheme — Supporting Children and Their Families as they Prepare for Loss and Bereavement
  1. R Platts,
  2. C Gray,
  3. V Vora and
  4. J Park
  1. St Luke`s Hospice, Sheffield, England

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The St Luke’s Hospice group, ‘Supporting Families with Children’, has met regularly since 2003 to address the needs of families with children facing loss and bereavement — in particular the confusion and bewilderment children often feel and the difficulty adults may have knowing how to deal with children’s emotional needs, at a time when they are …

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