Volunteer Training Guidance Manual
Palliative Care NSW has produced a suite of resources to assist you with the training of palliative care volunteers.
Our ‘Guidance Manual for Palliative Care Volunteer Training’ (PCNSW 2019) is a companion to Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW 2nd ed. (PCNSW 2018). It provides guidance for trainers and presenters delivering instruction to palliative care volunteers.
Chapter 1 About palliative care
Chapter 2 Volunteer practice and boundaries
Chapter 3 Communication skills
Chapter 4 Spirituality and cultural identity
Chapter 5 About grief and bereavement
Chapter 6 Inpatient and residential settings
Chapter 7 Community/Home visiting
Chapter 8 Young people receiving palliative care
Chapter 9 Supportive care and End of Life
Chapter 10 Self-care and reflective practice
End notes and references
You may use the guide on its own, or in companion with a set of FIVE (5) standalone video sessions.
The Guidance Manual is available as a free downloadable pdf file which you can print yourself – please click here – or contact our office and we will happily send one out to you in the mail.