Cruse will be taking part in a service of reflection for those affected by suicide on Saturday February 28th at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.
Time to Talk About It: A service of reflection for those affected by suicide has been organised by St Martin-in-the-Fields in conjunction with the Alliance of Suicide Prevention Charities (TASC), of which Cruse is a part.
Cruse Bereavement Care in Northern Ireland has achieved Investing in Volunteers for Employers accreditation following evaluation of current Cruse practices and benchmarking against a nationally recognised standard. Investing in Volunteers for Employers is the UK award which reflects a commitment to best practice and standards for good practice in volunteer management for organisations that promote and deliver services with volunteers.
The Cruse National Helpline offered extended hours on Tuesday 10 February to support anyone affected by the itv documentary Young War Widows.
The Chief Executive of Cruse Bereavement Care Debbie Kerslake and the Chief Executive of the National Association of Funeral Directors Alan Slater handed in a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street on 23rd December.
A new ‘Accessible Bereavement Resource Pack’ has been produced as part of Beyond Words, a partnership project between Cruse Bereavement Care in Northern Ireland and the Stroke Association charity, which is funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Reaching Out: Connecting Older People’ programme.
On 8 November 1984, at London’s Albert Hall, Bel Mooney was presented with an award by the Queen, Patron of Cruse Bereavement Care, then celebrating its Silver Jubilee.
The certificate (pictured): ‘acknowledges with appreciation the special contribution made by Bel Mooney to the public understanding of bereavement and widowhood through articles published in the national press.’