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The Link Bereavement Course

Run in partnership with the national bereavement charity CRUSE Bereavement Care (Thames Valley), we offer a six week group course that enables bereaved people to investigate the feelings of loss.

Each session is a mixture of learning and group interaction, managed by trained group bereavement facilitators. Although there are huge benefits of sharing your experiences of loss, we recognise that it would not necessarily suit everyone. Should you feel that a group programme is not for you then we are able to refer you or a member of the family to professional one on one support.

Lady Smiling

Three to four months after the funeral, we will write to each family highlighting this programme – this invitation is open to all members of your family. A.B. Walker offer this programme, held at its Reading office on a week day evening, free of charge. Parking is available and following the six weeks, we support a group called Link Up that holds social evenings, walks and day trips throughout the year.

Everyone is pre-assessed by telephone to understand their particular needs.

The Course Outline:

Week 1 - Working as a group
Week 2 - Acknowledging feelings
Week 3 - Exploration and Thoughts
Week 4 - Practical Help
Week 5 - The Future
Week 6 - New Beginnings

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Note: by applying you will receive a call from us to discuss your individual needs.

Contact Melissa Walker, Director of Bereavement Care

Funeral Plan Offers

Our 2016 'Win a Funeral Plan' Prize draw was won by Ken from Sonning Common. We will be holding another prize draw later in 2017 where you could win a funeral plan with all expenses paid by AB Walker



Golden Charter Discounted Prices

Golden Charter

Golden Charter our funeral plan provider have announced some price matching of their plan range against the Co-op.

Our bespoke funeral plans are already below the price of the Co-op however we are happy to advise you on how to compare.

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Stone

A.B. Walker have a whole masonry department including our team of in-house monumental masons that supply, fix and repair memorials from simple tablets to large monuments.

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