Tag Archives: Volunteering in hospice and palliative care

Volunteering in palliative care: Can you trust a volunteer with confidential patient information?

ONLY 59 DAYS TO #EAPC2019 … AHEAD OF THE 16TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE TO BE HELD IN BERLIN, GERMANY, 23 TO 25 MAY 2019, WE BRING YOU SOME SPECIAL POSTS TO WELCOME YOU TO BERLIN. … Continue reading

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Volunteers, palliative and end-of-life care: Using a new evidence-based volunteering and end-of-life care toolkit

‘Volunteers build Resilient Communities’ is the theme of this year’s International Volunteer Day that we celebrate today, 5 December. To celebrate the day in the context of palliative care, Professor Catherine Walshe, Co-director of the International Observatory on End of … Continue reading

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The changing face of volunteering in hospice and palliative care– new book launches at 10th EAPC World Research Congress

Dr Ros Scott, Co-Chair European Association for Palliative Care Task Force on Volunteering, and Dr Steven Howlett, Deputy Director, Roehampton University Business School, are co-editors of a new book that explores the complex phenomenon that is volunteering in hospice and … Continue reading

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The role of volunteers supporting people with life-limiting illness in their own homes

Dr Jason Boland, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine, and Dr Rachel Fearnley, Honorary Researcher, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, UK, explain the background to their longer article in the January/February 2018 issue of … Continue reading

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EAPC White paper: Understanding volunteering in hospice and palliative care

  Anne Goossensen, Jos Somsen, Ros Scott and Leena Pelttari, members of the EAPC Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care, explain the background to their longer article published in the July/August European Journal of Palliative Care. Volunteers … Continue reading

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Colourful life of hospice volunteers in Europe  

Dr Ros Scott and Mag Leena Pelttari MSc (Palliative Care), Co-chairs of the EAPC Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care. Volunteering plays a very significant role in hospice and palliative care. But when you start to think … Continue reading

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EAPC survey: The role and motivation of volunteers in hospices and palliative care in Europe

Katharina Pabst and Lukas Radbruch, members of the EAPC Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care, invite all board members of national associations of hospice or palliative care in Europe to contribute to the survey. The European Association … Continue reading

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