What is the Compassionate Communities Network?

Compassionate Communities Network aims to promote and integrate social approaches to dying, death and bereavement in the everyday life of individuals and communities

Our objective is to do this by:

  • identifing and promoting, leading practices in the field of public health and social approaches to dying, death and bereavement, and embed these in public policy
  • leading and advocating for and contributing to, palliative care and end of life social policy
  • encouraging, establishing and strengthening partnerships that support community capacity building and resilience in issues surrounding dying, death and bereavement
  • furthering research in the field of public health/social approaches to dying, death and bereavement in culturally diverse communities