Kate Harris’ Volunteer Story
Kate Harris started as a volunteer with Anam Cara House Colac when it first opened ten years ago. In an interview with Naomi Lettieri, Community Liaison Nurse, she talks about what motivated her to become a palliative care volunteer and some of her highlights in her role as a volunteer.
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Lyn Armistead’s Volunteer Story
Ten years ago, Lyn Armistead started as a volunteer with Anam Cara House Colac when it first opened. In an interview with Naomi Lettieri, Community Liaison Nurse, she talks about some of her highlights in her role as a volunteer, most memorable moments and what she thinks is the secret to a good life.
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The Two of Us – No 2
Palliative care volunteers and the people they support tell us about their relationships. Their stories are full of the joy of life and illustrate how these relationships are valued.
The Two of Us - No 1
Pairs of palliative care volunteers and the people they support tell us about their relationships. These eight inspiring stories illustrate how their relationships are mutually valued and enriching.
Victorian Palliative Care Volunteer Standards
The Palliative care volunteer standards provide program standards and volunteer service standards for the Victorian palliative care sector. The program standards and volunteer service standards are designed to:
- foster greater awareness of the role of volunteers in palliative care
- support and promote volunteer engagement in palliative care
- limit organisation legal liability with regard to volunteer engagement in palliative care services
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Supporting a Client With MND
In these videos, kindly provided by Eastern Palliative Care, Margaret Young is open and honest as she shares her experiences living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).