Cartography of Factors Influencing Family Members/Carers’ Experiences of Loss. A Tool to Develop Targeted Actions. User Guide.

Tool and guide


This guide presents the cartography of factors influencing family members’/carers’ experiences of loss and explains how the tool should be used. It is intended for practitioners — psychologists, social workers, social work technicians and the like — who provide psychosocial support to individuals living with advanced illness and their family members. The cartography is a tool that can be used to identify individuals apt to encounter challenges during bereavement. It also identifies resources in their environment that can provide further support.


This tool is supported by the free online training Le deuil : un outil pour le cartographier, which provides all the information needed to learn how to use the tool (in French):

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