Conversations

Starting a conversation can be difficult. The topics and questions below may give you some ideas to begin with.

Select a topic

Mental wellbeing is important to people's experience of end of life. Feelings of strength, comfort and happiness make a huge difference to their quality of life. Here are some ways to give someone the chance to talk about what makes them feel happy.

Try asking:

What makes you the happiest?

If you could do one thing today/this week/this month to bring you happiness, what would it be?

Is there anything I could do that could make you more comfortable?

Remember: These prompts are to give the other person an opportunity to talk if they want to. If they don't want to talk, that's okay. Let them know you are there for them when they need you.

Conversations

Starting a conversation can be difficult. The topics and questions below may give you some ideas to begin with.

Select a topic

What makes you happy?

Mental wellbeing is important to people's experience of end of life. Feelings of strength, comfort and happiness make a huge difference to their quality of life. Here are some ways to give someone the chance to talk about what makes them feel happy.

Try asking:

What makes you the happiest?

If you could do one thing today/this week/this month to bring you happiness, what would it be?

Is there anything I could do that could make you more comfortable?

Remember: These prompts are to give the other person an opportunity to talk if they want to. If they don't want to talk, that's okay. Let them know you are there for them when they need you.