‘What can I do to help?’
It’s hard to know what to do or say if an accident occurs.
Often just being there can be helpful – you don’t necessarily need to talk, just listen. Help around the house is also a great option: washing, groceries, ferrying other children to and from school and so on can all be really helpful.
There are some good sources for information available online that you may find useful:
The Red Nose Guiding Light website offers a selection of articles and booklets for Family & Friends here: www.rednosegriefandloss.com.au/support/section/C365
From Victorian Government / BetterHealth:
You might also like to go over the resources for affected families on this website.