Dying Matters in Lambeth
Dying Matters Week, coordinated by Hospice UK, is a UK-wide chance to talk about dying, death and bereavement as a natural part of everybody's life cycle.
This national awareness week, coordinated by Hospice UK, gives us an unparalleled opportunity to talk about dying, death and bereavement as a natural part of everybody's life cycle. Dying matters Week runs 13-19 May with a preview day on Tuesday May 7. All events are free but some require booking.
Lambeth's local programme includes films, a play, discussions, and information workshops on how to plan your future care:
Monday 13 May
- Searching for Meaning' documentary St Christopher's Hospice 30pm-4.30pm, 51-59 Lawrie Park Road, SE26 6DZ. booking required
Tuesday 14 May
- 'A Wake in Progress' play St Thomas' Hospital – 6pm-8pm, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7EH – booking required
- Living every moment: what death can teach us about living fully panel discussion with Royal Trinity Hospice 6pm, 30 Clapham Common Northside SW4 0RN – booking required
Wednesday 15 May
- Myth-busting Afternoon Tea: The truth about CPR with Healthwatch Lambeth – 3pm-4pm, 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA booking required
- Death Café with Royal Trinity Hospice – 6pm-7.30pm, 30 Clapham Common Northside SW4 0RN booking required
Thursday 16 May
- Carers Voices: Three ways you can plan for your future care with Carers Hub Lambeth and Compassion in Dying 10.30am-12pm, 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA
- Dying Matters: What we can do to help you with Hurley Clinic Patient Participation Group and Age UK Lambeth 6pm-8pm, Durning Library, 167 Kennington Lane SE11 4HF
For more information
- To book, visit Healthwatch information pages or call Healthwatch Lambeth, tel: 020 7274 8522
- These events have been put together by members of the Lambeth advance care planning consortium, an open network of organisations working to promote the benefits of planning ahead for a time when you may be unable to express your wishes about care and treatment options.