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The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care
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The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Ros Scott and Steven Howlett

Abstract

Volunteers have a long history of supporting the development and delivery of hospice and palliative care in most countries throughout the world. As hospice and palliative care services anticipate significant increasing and changing demands, it is recognised that volunteers have a vital role to play in supporting the future delivery of services. However, as society changes so too does volunteering. This multi-author text explores the complex phenomenon of hospice and palliative care volunteering from an international perspective and considers the influence on volunteering of different cultures ... More

Keywords: Volunteering, hospice and palliative care, international, motivation, meaning, culture, change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198788270
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198788270.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ros Scott, editor
Honorary Research Fellow, University of Dundee, UK and Co-chair, EAPC Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Steven Howlett, editor
Deputy Director, Roehampton University Business School, London, UK

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