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PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers, vital to the future of hospice care and part of the essential care team – Pandemic or

not

Oct 1, 2020 | Front Page, News, Press Release Vancouver, BC, October 1, 2020 at 11:00 am Hospice palliative care volunteers play an important role in supporting the programs offered by hospice societies across British Columbia. These dedicated volunteers can be found at hospitals, inpatient units, client’s homes and residential care facilities, and in grief support groups in our communities. Like paid staff, hospice volunteers are equally important in the continuum of care and have played a lead hand in the success of hospices since the beginning of time. The BCHPCA has put out a statement highlighting the needs of hospice societies during the pandemic to ensure that hospice volunteers can continue the work they are skilled and trained to do with inclusive protocols and accessibility. View the complete Press Release (PDF) The British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association (BCHPCA) has launched its COVID–19 Hospice Impact Report on May 29, 2020, to provide a snapshot look into the impacts that hospices have been undergoing since the pandemic. This report is to highlight the three critical areas impacted: Donor and fundraising, Service and Program Delivery and Volunteer retention along with recommendations. DOWNLOAD PDF
Kootenay Internet Solutions
The Greater Trail Hospice Society

News

PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers, vital to the

future of hospice care and part of the

essential care team – Pandemic or not

Oct 1, 2020 | Front Page, News, Press Release Vancouver, BC, October 1, 2020 at 11:00 am Hospice palliative care volunteers play an important role in supporting the programs offered by hospice societies across British Columbia. These dedicated volunteers can be found at hospitals, inpatient units, client’s homes and residential care facilities, and in grief support groups in our communities. Like paid staff, hospice volunteers are equally important in the continuum of care and have played a lead hand in the success of hospices since the beginning of time. The BCHPCA has put out a statement highlighting the needs of hospice societies during the pandemic to ensure that hospice volunteers can continue the work they are skilled and trained to do with inclusive protocols and accessibility. View the complete Press Release (PDF) The British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association (BCHPCA) has launched its COVID–19 Hospice Impact Report on May 29, 2020, to provide a snapshot look into the impacts that hospices have been undergoing since the pandemic. This report is to highlight the three critical areas impacted: Donor and fundraising, Service and Program Delivery and Volunteer retention along with recommendations. DOWNLOAD PDF