If you've been caring for someone, losing them can be particularly hard. Your reaction to their death can provoke mixed feelings. If you lose someone you've been caring for, you may feel a great loss or a sense of uncertainty.
If caring for the person had been your main focus of some time, you may find it hard to find a new role in life. If you're struggling to come to terms with a loss, there are a number of organisations offering help, including Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland.
Read more about bereavement on NHS inform.
The information was last updated on: 12th May 2015