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Palliare second edition now available for free download

  • by Volunteer Hub
  • August 15, 2018

The second edition of Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW has been launched by Palliative Care NSW and is available for free download as a PDF file.

The new edition features additional or rewritten material:

Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Palliative Care
Chapter 2: Public Health Palliative Care – new chapter
Chapter 3: The Volunteer’s Role
Chapter 4: Boundaries and Self-care
Chapter 5: Communication Skills
Chapter 6: Suffering, Total Pain and Spirituality – revised chapter
Chapter 7: Cultural Diversity and Families in Palliative Care – revised chapter
Chapter 8: Grief and Bereavement – revised chapter
Chapter 9: Bereavement Support Programs and Volunteers – new chapter
Chapter 10: Inpatient and Residential Settings – new chapter
Chapter 11: Home and Community Visiting
Chapter 12: Young People in Palliative Care
Chapter 13: The Volunteer and Comfort Care
Chapter 14: About Dying
Questions for Review
References

Follow this link to the download page.

If you manage palliative care volunteers in NSW please contact us about print copies of Palliare (second edition).

About Palliare

Palliare is a publication of the Volunteer Support Services Programme at Palliative Care NSW.

The Volunteer Support Services Programme is funded by NSW Health and seeks to champion the work and interests of Palliative Care Volunteer Services and volunteers in NSW.

Since the launch of Palliare first edition in 2015 some 1,750 copies have been distributed in NSW and some 560 electronic downloads through the VolunteerHub website www.volunteerhub.com.au (owned by Palliative Care NSW).

Users of VolunteerHub have been tracked primarily to NSW and Australia but also to the UK, USA, Canada, Malaysia, Denmark, Germany, Jordan, Qatar, South Africa, Indonesia, China, Russia, Netherlands, Norway, Ireland and South Korea.

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