Support service to soothe bereavement

Family of Jake Watson, above, hopes new service will make loss easier

Family of 14-year-old said DHSC's duty of care ended when he died

Bereaved families will be given guidance thanks to the family of 14 year-old boy, and their struggle to make arrangements after he lost his life.

His mum started 'Applause for Jake Watson'; helping the Department of Health and Social Care and Hospice Isle of Man launch a Relative Support Service.

Leanna Watson says the DHSC's duty of care ended when he died - and she found making funeral arrangements difficult to pin down without direction.

She says how the service makes the aftermath of loss easier:

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