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.