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Volunteers in hospice and palliative careA resource for voluntary service managers$
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Rosalind Scott and Steven Howlett

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199545827

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.001.0001

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Ethical issues for VSMs in hospice care

Ethical issues for VSMs in hospice care

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(p.119) Chapter 10 Ethical issues for VSMs in hospice care
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Volunteers in hospice and palliative care
Author(s):

Steve McCurley

Ros Scott

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0010

This chapter discusses some examples of ethical issues that are affecting the involvement of volunteers in hospices. Suggestions are then made for some practical means though which VSMs can assist both themselves and others as they work their way through decisions regarding ethics and boundaries of good conduct.

Keywords:   ethical issues, volunteers, hospices, VSMs, practical means, decisions, ethics, boundaries, good conduct

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