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Hospice Care Volunteers

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Along the Web has previously highlighted volunteering in health care, human services, and in very emotionally challenging settings or situations. But in this new article, the focus turns for the first time to volunteering in hospice care, with a special look at how and why volunteers provide end-of-life and palliative support to adults and children, their families, and friends. Through links to hospice websites, resources, videos, and relevant research about volunteers and hospice care, author Arnie Wickens shows volunteers being well integrated alongside highly-trained professionals, either on-site or in hospice at home and community programmes.