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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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Professionals working as volunteers

Professionals working as volunteers

(p.109) Chapter 9 Professionals working as volunteers
Volunteers in hospice and palliative care

Silke Lean

Patricia McDermott

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses some of the factors that affect the integration of professional volunteers in a palliative care unit. The information presented in this chapter can bridge the gap formed by the scarce number of publications about the issues surrounding professionals who wish to contribute their professional skills as volunteers in a hospice or palliative care service.

Keywords:   integration, professional volunteers, palliative care unit, professionals, skills, volunteers, hospice, palliative care service

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