Palliative Care NSW Volunteer Support Services Programme

Rural/regional community visiting volunteers

Like their counterparts in the city, community visiting volunteers in rural and regional NSW are involved in supporting people in palliative care and their families while they are at home.

In rural and regional areas they face unique challenges associated with travelling, isolation and working with people they have known in their community.

What can we learn about the people involved in this area of volunteering?

In 2017 Palliative Care NSW surveyed Community visiting volunteers in rural and regional NSW to find out more about their experiences.

Read the research report by Kate Bowman, Megan Burke and Alex Huntir (click on the blue text below).