Corridor’s Hospice Volunteer Guide contains essential
information to help the hospice volunteer understand their important role in
the hospice agency. The guide is written in easy to understand language
and an easy to read print size.
This guide contains sections on:
Hospice Regulations - basic information
Volunteer Roles, Responsibilities, and Requirements
The Hospice Team
Documentation of Time – importance of accurate time keeping
What to Expect – Home visits and Spending Time With a Patient– what they might encounter during a home visit
Death and Dying - what they might see when a patient is near death
Acronyms – acronyms they might hear and wonder what they stand for
Confidentiality – importance of confidentiality
This handy guide also includes a note segment at the end of each section for volunteers to take notes. There is also a space to enter the name and contact information for the Volunteer Coordinator.