One of the simplest and most effective things you can do to support someone who is bereaved is to show them you are there for them, writes Andy Langford.
The death of someone close can be one of the hardest and most distressing things we will ever face.
The way we react to a death is influenced by various things, including our personality, cultural background, faith and our previous experience of loss. However, I know from my 17 years of working in bereavement that two of the most profound effects on our grief can be how the person has died, and our own circumstances whilst we are grieving. Both of these factors have been strongly impacted by Covid-19.
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