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About Rachel

Hello, I’m Rachel, an independent researcher, writer and consultant who is passionate and curious about family life and parental life-limiting illness. I am especially interested in how the illness impacts on children.

I am a qualified social worker and have worked with children and families for over 30 years.

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Campaign - A Lonely Place To Be

Children’s Experiences When A Parent Has A Life-Limiting Illness

It is estimated that 112 children experience the death of their parent every day in the UK (Child Bereavement Network). This does not include all the children who are living with a parent with a life-limiting illness.

Rachel has founded A Lonely Place to Be, a campaign which aims to raise awareness about children's experiences when living with a parent who has a life-limiting physical illness.

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