Contact the GP or the Ambulance services immediately
FAQs for Muslim Burial Care ‘MBC’
MBC will receive a phone call from the next of kin of the deceased
We will request the family to get the green form, this form will be provided by the registrar and allow the burial to go-ahead
Once we receive the green form, we will arrange transport for the pickup of the deceased from his/her location (Home, Hospital, or Care Home)
We will transport the deceased to the washing facility and carry out their rites.
From the washing facility we will either take the deceased to the family home as requested by the next of kin or to the burial grounds (this will depend on a case-by-case basis)
We receive donations from the Muslim community which allow us to provide the services we are offering for free
Yes, we have a variety of positions which you can volunteer for, namely:
- Driver – Transporting the deceased from their home, hospital or care home to the washing area and to the burial grounds
- Ghusl and shrouding – participating in the washing of the deceased and shrouding
- Burial grounds – assisting in burying the deceased
We work with a number of mosques that have storage facilities. If required, we can use those facilities.
Most mosques have a fee which can be arranged directly with the family and the mosque.
Up to four family members can participate in the washing process. In the current circumstances, due to Covid-19 regulations, this is determined on a case-by-case basis.
MBC do not provide end of life care support as a service; however, we have close contact with Chaplains within various hospitals across London.
MBC is unable to provide this, however we can provide guidance on how to seek funding to assist family/friends.