The Hospice Volunteer Handbook: Volume One - The Friendly Visitor (Paperback)

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A practical Handbook written by a seasoned Hospice Volunteer for Hospice Volunteers. It reflects the author's experience of working with over 200 Hospice Patients, with 5 Agencies over a 7 year period. It also encompasses a Master's Degree in End-of-Life Care (San Francisco State-2012). This Handbook is a powerful resource for Trainers, Coordinators, Healthcare Professionals, Patients, Loved Ones and Friendly Volunteers. This concise Handbook covers Volunteer qualifications, requirements, training, Hospice history and philosophy, field assignments, the 6 critical questions to ask prior to new visits, dealing with dying Patients and surrounding Family, Federal regulations, HIPAA, "home" settings, activities, Respite and Vigil visits, cognitive and physical elements and facing dying and death. Every new Hospice Volunteer must sooner or later understand every fact covered in this book. A serious must read.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781545215135
ISBN-10: 1545215138
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2017
Pages: 184
Language: English