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Guiding and Support Families - The Story of a Funeral Director

Watching this video and confronting planning a funeral for your child will be difficult.  It may be helpful to reach out to family and friends, a family doctor, counsellor, social worker or health care team that you trust to support you.

Losing a loved one can be one of the most painful experiences anyone can go through. In the midst of this grief and sadness, lies the daunting task of arranging a funeral.

For many families, this process can be challenging and overwhelming. The role of a funeral director is to listen and understand what’s most important to the families involved, support and guide through this process and help farewell your loved one in a meaningful way, that fulfills their wishes and honours their life whilst holding the family in a safe space. It’s also important to remember that funerals can mean different things to different families.

Kelly Scott comes from a family of funeral directors, who has served the community of the beautiful Macedon ranges of Victoria since 1938. In this video, Kelly shares some helpful information and why family is at the heart of any funeral business.

You may also find support in the 'A Guide to Planning a Funeral for a Child Booklet'