When Pets Pass On: Sharing Good Practice in Pet Bereavement by Blue Cross

Salkeld, Nicola ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2626-965X and Rudolph, Ashley ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9666-9099 (2020) When Pets Pass On: Sharing Good Practice in Pet Bereavement by Blue Cross. In: When Pets Pass On: Sharing Good Practice in Pet Bereavement, 9 Sept 2020, Online.

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Abstract / Summary

The Goodbye Box and story/advice book, ‘Saying Goodbye to Dr Tinkle’ has been developed by MOTH as an aid to help children and adults cope with bereavement.

Death is a subject that children are often shielded from and many parents would like to be able to support and help children begin to understand and comes to terms with death, but can oftentimes find it difficult themselves to know where to begin. Whilst our natural instinct is to protect children from sadness, to be able to approach it together and see it as an opportunity to learn and understand (at an appropriate level for that child) is important. The opportunity to be able to say a ‘proper’ goodbye, although difficult is ultimately better than unanswered and confusing assumptions which children might come to without proper dialogue

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: The Good Bye Pet Box which was the subject of this paper. Is a product designed to help Children cope with bereavement. It is a Pet Coffin which the Blue Cross and the RSPCA are going to use. Moth is working with them 2020/21 to make this product available and published through the charity.
Subjects: Communication > Graphic Design
Courses by Department: The School of Communication > Graphic Design
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Depositing User: Nicola Salkeld
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2020 11:42
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2020 11:42
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/4104

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