Death Care Industry

Death care Industry _Ireland expecting 84% increase of people needing palliative care
Ireland expecting 84% increase of people needing palliative care

Trinity’s Centre for Health Policy and Management and The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA) recently conducted a study that estimates a 84% increase of people passing from a serious illness by…

End of life staff create a comfort box to help grieving families

UK end of life staff epitomize the big hearts of death care professionals. Going above and beyond to make an effort to comfort and provide convenience for grieving families. Laurel Lodge provides residential care for up to 32 residents aged…

2020 funeral floral trends

The new year brings new floral arrangements preferences and offerings, death care professionals can expect to see requested. Casket sprays, posies, sheafs, wreaths and cushions continue to be beautiful floral traditions at funeral services, utilizing the classic symbolic florals as…

Funeral costs in the UK at a record high

The average funeral cost in the UK is now £4,417 ($5,800) and as high as it has ever been. If prices keep increasing according to the trend of the past 15 years then the average price of a funeral in…

AI and facial recognition tech mean less Jane Does for death care professionals 

Artificial Intelligence (AI), together with the biometric technology of facial recognition, is creating more data about people than ever before. This database is a rich source of information that can allow for not only recognition of the living, but also…

New Mississippi Bill introduced to allow public access to private cemeteries

Rep. Manly Barton wrote and referred a new bill to the Mississippi Judiciary A committee regarding public entry into private cemeteries.  The petition has been filled with the local chancery court to allow family members of those buried in abandoned…

How can the public and families say goodbye to Legendary athletes at the same time?

Athletes are an important part of our society. Bringing together communities to unite and enjoy the simple love of a game. When these emblemes of our communities pass, it’s not only the family who mourns, but the world. Leaving families…

UK government releases guidelines for dealing with deceased Coronavirus victims

As borders in China are closing down and over 6,056 cases of the Coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide, governments around the world are starting to prepare for this growing epidemic. The UK government has released guidelines for healthcare professionals handling…