• What To Do If Someone Dies At Home Someone Dies At Home If someone dies at home unexpectedly, you should call 999 and ask for police and ambulance services immediately. In most cases where the death is expected, the doctor will be able to provide a medical certificate noting the cause of death.
  • What To Do When Someone Dies When Someone Dies There are several locations in which an expected death may occur, you will need to be issued with a death certificate in each case before you can register the death and begin arrangements for the funeral:
  • What is a Direct Cremation? What is a Direct Cremation? A direct cremation is a cremation without any ceremony or attendance by moruners, but it is carried out with the same respect and dignity by our professional funeral staff as a traditional cremation.
  • Why Choose an Independent Funeral Director? Choosing a Funeral Director Independent funeral directors are privately-owned businesses run by small teams, rather than those managed by a large corporate chain. They are usually family-run and pride themselves on their quality of customer service, and many have been in busine...
  • How To Register A Death Register A Death When someone dies, one of the first practical things you need to do is to register the death. Once you have, you will be given the paperwork you will need to arrange the funeral, notify government departments and settle the estate. Registering a deat...
  • What To Do If Someone Dies Abroad Death Abroad If you are with your loved one when they die abroad, you should contact the nearest British Embassy, High Commission or Consulate. They will be able to offer advice and help you with arrangements.
  • Next of Kin - What Does It Mean? Next of Kin Next of kin generally refers to the person who has, or had, the closest relationship with a person who has died. In the United States, next of kin relationships are established in law, with a surviving spouse at the top of the list.
  • What Is The Role Of The Coroner? The Role Of The Coroner? When someone’s death was unexpected, a coroner will investigate the death. A coroner’s hearing will also take place if someone took their own life, died from an industrial disease…
  • Glossary Glossary Doctors, solicitors and funeral directors may use some of these words when talking about the arrangements that need to be made in the coming days and weeks. Here are some of the most commonly used funeral terms with their definitions.

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