1. Death is something we should learn to embrace.
2. Palliative/ end-of-life care should mean we still love to live each day.
3. Face death head on when it heads your way.
4. They may be dying but you aren't. There is a life time afterwards to cry.
5. Make memories to last your lifetime.
Shona Floyd is a nurse and Regional Healthcare Engagement Manager for The Brain Tumour Charity. She’s also the parent of a child who died from a brain tumour.