Modern funeral direction is a complex subject. Its practitioners require a wide knowledge of disposal procedures and regulations, both for the UK and overseas, and considerable anatomical knowledge and skills, particularly if embalming is to be practised. In addition, the funeral director has at his disposal a range of cosmetic techniques, and an extensive choice of funeral furnishings. He must also be aware of differing customs in our present-day multi-ethnic society and be able to deal sympathetically with the bereaved at a time when they greatly need support and counsel.
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