Winston’s Wish is the largest bereaved provider to children within the UK. It’s currently number 1 bereavement charity organisation in the UK, They have many services available to families such as practical support and guidance. Their support is there as counselling for children to deal with difficult situation which has arose within the family, such as, death of a parent or sibling. It is there to rebuild positiveness, to motivate a child and increase their self-esteem. They are 4 different methods relating to Winston's wish video that was used to help children in the stages of bereavement
1. Memory box
This is where classmates and students would place things in this box which would remind them of their parents that have passed away or things which their parent gave them. In the Winstons wish video we watched there were some kids who recently lost their mother and in order to help these children the school made a memory box in order to keep the memories of their mothers alive which also helped them in the grieving process. This had a lot of benefits because the children knew that the school cared as well as helping the children through their grieving process, and making them feel that they had something special to remember their mother. Another benefit is when they look through the box it may help them with grieving and help remember who died, who they were, what they did and their likes and dislikes which is also a good way of remembering them. This will all help them with their self-identity when growing up. However there is a weakness to do with this such as the fact
2. Memory Jar
Children use the Memory Jar as a method for filling the glass with colours of sands that of which they thought was the deceased classmates’ favourite colour. They may choose another colour as they could have another reason for using that colour although it may differ from the deceased classmate’s favourite colour. In the video we watched, the memory jar was used in a...