Meals on Wheels / milk / newspapers / magazine subscriptions / home help etc. Cancel any appointments.
If the home of the deceased will be empty, make it is secure. Consider leaving the heating on low if cold. Adjust blinds / curtains, to give the appearance of activity. Set a time clock to turn a lamp on / off. Entrust a neighbour with a key to attend to newspapers or mail.
Post & mailing lists
Post can be re–directed by Royal Mail to another address. A form is available to cancel unwanted mail being delivered to the address of the deceased.
To remove the deceased’s name from mailing lists and other databases visit: