Dying to Talk

Changing the world with words


Compassionate Communities is a public health approach that enables us all to ‘live well until the end of life’.

Advocating for peoples’ right to a good quality of life when living on the spectrum of a life-limiting illness, care-giving, death, dying and loss.

With a person-centred approach we aim to improve end of life care by supporting those who wish to remain living in their own homes and engaged with their own communities as far as possible until the end of their lives.

Advance Care Planning Introduction

Northern Ireland has a new Advance Care Planning Strategy.  The strategy is applicable to all adults 18+ with capacity to plan for their future care needs and choices at end of life.  Planning ahead is important for you and for those closest to you.

This short introduction to Advance Care Planning will help you start thinking about what is important to you.  We will take you through the 4 key components – Personal, Legal, Clinical and Financial.  The information is important to everyone please make sure you tell family, friends, work colleagues, your entire social circle!

Dying to Talk Cafes

Nobody likes to talk about death. Culturally, we simply don’t speak about it. But things are about to change!

Our Dying to Talk Cafes create the space for people to come together and talk about all things death and dying related.


Please Note: Cafes are not bereavement support groups

Before I die wall

Before I Die Walls is an international initiative inspired by Candy Chang.  The purpose of these walls is to help individuals, communities and society to reflect on their mortality and focus on what is really important.

We are looking for places in communities to install Before I Die Walls.


Click here to read about this inspiring international initiative.

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