Bodie Hodges Foundation October 2019
Supporting families bereaved of a child
To give hope to families bereaved of a child by providing a range of services that support grieving families and encourage them to rebuild and remember.
To provide family and child centred services to support those affected by the death of a child.
To raise awareness of the facts about organ donation and encourage families to share their decision by ‘starting the conversation’.
To ensure that every family in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who experience the death of a child has access to early therapeutic support services.
We achieve our aims by:
To ensure that we achieve our vision we need to:
Expand Bodie’s Bereavement Service to provide more sessions to families, specialising in an integrated therapeutic approach.
Run drop-in sessions for bereaved families.
Provide workshops for siblings following the death of their brother or sister.
Provide workshops to support parents following the death of their child.
Provide workshops in schools to inform bereavement pathways and better help, encourage and empower schools to offer support to children and young people in their care.