What to do when someone dies
When a person passes away it is easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of information and responsibilities given to you. You should break down each step to make the process more manageable. The first being things that require immediate action or have a short deadline. There are 3 things you should do as soon as possible,
- Get a medical certificate from a GP or Hospital
- Register the death– this should be done within 5 days, you will need the Medical Certificate in order to do this. When you register the death they will provide you with the documents you need to arrange the funeral.
- Arrange the funeral– you can use a funeral director or arrange it by yourself.