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Volunteers in hospice and palliative care : a resource for voluntary service managers

Author: Ros Scott; Steven Howlett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Volunteers in Hospice and Palliative Care provides comprehensive and practical guidelines on the responsibilities of those who lead, co-ordinate, and manage volunteers in small hospices, large specialist palliative careunits, and in general hospitals with palliative care teams. Volunteers are key workers, who often perform difficult and important work. In the United Kingdom alonethere are thousands of volunteers in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ros Scott; Steven Howlett
ISBN: 9780199545827 0199545820
OCLC Number: 403412819
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: xii, 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the scene: the landscape of volunteering --
Management role of the voluntary services manager --
Considering quality and measuring impact --
Selection of volunteers --
Training and education of volunteers --
Support of volunteers --
Volunteering and legal issues --
Professionals working as volunteers --
Ethical issues for VSMs in hospice care --
Volunteers working in a bereavement service --
Volunteers in a children's hospice --
Volunteers working in a comprehensive palliative care service in Australia --
Volunteers working in a community palliative care service --
Volunteers working in a tertiary referral teaching hospital --
Neighborhood Network in Palliative Care, Kerala, India.
Responsibility: edited by Ros Scott and Steven Howlett ; advisory editor, Derek Doyle ; with a foreword by Barbara Monroe.

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The book provides comprehensive, practical guidelines on the responsibilities of those who lead, co-ordinate and manage volunteers in small hospices, large specialist palliative care units, and in  Read more...

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Review from previous edition This refreshingly jargon-free book informs, guides, educates and generally gives clarity to what managing volunteers in palliative care is about and how complex this work Read more...

 
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