A BIG LIST OF DEATH LITERACY, PLANNING & CONVERSATION TOOLS
Ready to develop your death literacy?
You'll find inspiration and plenty of information about projects and resources from across the globe.
Social action and social change projects
Public Health Palliative Care International Developing Compassionate Communities
Dying Matters - England
Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief Scotland
The Order of the Good Death - Caitlin Doughty and her crew make death awareness funky.
Caring at end of life research University of Western Sydney - Australia - researching social networks at end of life and how compassionate communities can be developed by Palliative care services.
LaTrobe University - Health Promoting Palliative Care
Public Health Palliative Care International: developing compassionate communities.
Bevival - improving the way we experience end of life.
TALKING ABOUT DEATH & CONVERSATION PROJECTS
These projects promote the importance of promoting conversations about death and dying as part of life.
Conversations for Life UK - a great project using community development and film
To Absent Friends - Festival of Storytelling and Remembrance
Engage with Grace - beautifully simple approach to a complex issue
Design for Death and My Gift of Grace game cards - love card games! This one has been thoughtfully planned, and co-designed with the people who will use them.
Die-alogue Cafe Newcastle - lots of local resources and information and a model to encourage conversation
http://yourgoodbye.com/ - from the Australian Funeral Directors Association
Planning for end of life tools
Dying to talk - download the kit from Palliative Care Australia.
COTA VIC fact sheets/end of life issues
Wabiesabie - inform your friends when you die
My EndNotes - online planning tools
The Death Talker: What we need to know to help us talk about death by Molly Carlile AM
We are all going to die by Leah Kaminisky
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
I’m Dying Up Here: Books on How to Grieve and How to Die - New York Times
Sacred Dying by Megory Anderson
The Art of Death Midwifery by Joelle St Pierre
Midwife for Souls by Kathy Kalina
The Needs of the Dying by David Kessler
Death midwives, Doulas for the Dying and death educators
Natural Grace - Victoria
Spiritual Palliative Care - based in QLD
The Departure - studio, contemporary art and advocacy space in Victoria.
Films and talks
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