About us

Our aim is to provide information and support to those who want to consider how the time immediately after death can encourage well-being. We are especially here to support anyone who instinctively wants to keep the body of their loved one at home (or bring them back home) after their death.

Mission

Everyone in Scotland will have access to a local individual or group who can support them in considering their options, and/or caring for someone at home after they die. Pushing Up the Daisies will be a recognised resource in Scotland for such support, and for educating the general public and those whose work influences dying and newly bereaved people.

Vision

We work to inform all bereaved people in Scotland about their practical options and legal rights immediately after someone dies. Bereaved people should be able to spend plenty of time with the person in the place of their choice if that is their wish. We will keep speaking up for the quiet voices – usually women, often carers – who need time for a gentle release from caring.

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Charitable Objects

Pushing Up the Daisies became a charity in August 2016. Our Charitable Objects are the relief of the newly bereaved during the period between a death and a funeral, the advancement of education in the care of bodies at home after death, and the advancement of health related to grief.

The charity’s details can be confirmed by the Scottish Charity Regulator.

To become a member of the charity please return this form to admin@pushingupthedaisies.org.uk