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.

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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