What to do after a loved one's death

After the death of a loved one, grief can be overwhelming, and practical considerations may be the last thing on your mind. Organising the funeral arrangements for the deceased, however, is an important step towards overcoming this grief, and allowing friends and family to share their feelings and commiserations. Funeral arrangements Making funeral arrangements is one of the first things you need to do following the death of a loved one. Ensure that the funeral arrangements have been discussed with family members before you approach a funeral director.