Below are a selection of informative brochures produced by the AFDA that you may find useful. Phone or email if you would like us to send these to you.
| "Information you may need"
About the services provided by Funeral Directors, their responsibilities, codes of ethics and training.
| "Sharing memories"
Issues addressed - Why have a funeral? The funeral ceremony. Children and funerals. When there are special problems. What to do when someone dies…
| "What do I do when someone dies?"
A guide to understanding death and preparing for its eventuality.
| "Easing the burden"
A practical guide to the funeral process and procedures.
| "It's alright to cry"
Grief is the natural response to a significant loss. It is not just a temporary state of mind - it is a whole process that may take anything up to five years to work through.
| "What do we tell the children"
A simple guide for adults to help children understand death. Organised by age of children: Children up to about 6 years old; children around 6-10 years old; children and teenagers 11 years and over…
| "When a baby has died"
When a baby dies it is natural to ask why. Why has a life been cut so short? Why our family? Creating memories; importance of naming; what to tell other children; unrecognized mourners…