Dying Matters Awareness Week 2013 launch event
End of life
Flat screen tvs
Our Awareness Week poster, with space for our supporters to advertise their own event, was launched at the event.
Our Awareness Week leaflet, cover.
Green grass with daisy flowers Royalty Free Stock Photo
Some of our very lovely team ahead of the event.
Roger read a passage from Graham Greene's "A Shocking Accident", in which a boy is told his father has been killed by a falling pig. This, said Roger, was a perfect illustration of his theme.
Dying Matters volunteer Roger Kirkpatrick, who survived a plane crash when he was spoke with verve, candour and great humour on the 'shocking unpredictability of life'.
Attendees browsed our comprehensive display of materials during breaks.
The event attracted a capacity crowd.
Martin Green of the English Community Care Association said he was "delighted to be in a room full of people committed to improving end of life care".
Gerry Jackson, a Psychosocial Care and Trauma Specialist and Trainer, who has most recently been working with employees who survived the Algerian hostage crisis.