Case Study: Bereavement support in the protection proposition

‘I felt like I didn't want to burden everyone else with what I was going through’

John Brazier
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Case Study: Bereavement support in the protection proposition

Following the loss of her mother to primary colon and secondary liver cancer, Lindsay found bereavement support for herself and her family through her Scottish Widows policy and the RedArc Nurses service.

Much is said within the protection world about the importance of life cover and how it can secure the financial wellbeing of those that have someone close to them. However, what isn't talked about as much is the emotional burden that bereavement causes, and while financial assistance no doubt alleviates some of the pressure in the aftermath of a loved one's passing, grief is an altogether different beast. When Lindsay's mother was referred to a hospice with terminal cancer in January 2020 the...

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