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The Chilliwack Hospice Society offers a 30-hour basic hospice volunteer training two times a year for anyone interested in learning more about Hospice Palliative Care and/or becoming a Client & Patient Volunteer.

Cost: $125.00 includes training manual and resource materials

The sessions will cover the following topics:

  • History and Guiding Principals of Hospice Palliative Care
  • Programs and Services of the Chilliwack Hospice Society
  • The Roles of a Hospice Volunteer
  • Hospice Palliative Care and Pain Management
  • Communication and Healthy Boundaries
  • Family Dynamics
  • The Role of the Hospice Palliative Care Team
  • Advance Care Planning
  • The Volunteer and Client Relationship
  • Confidentiality and Ethical Practice
  • Loss, Grief and Bereavement
  • Children and Grief
  • Diversity and End-of-Life Care
  • Psychosocial and Spiritual Care
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Practicing Self-Care

September 30, 2014 - October 30, 2014
every Tuesday & Thursday evening from 6:00-9:00 pm.

If you are interested in joining our team of volunteers, please fill out the Volunteer Training Application and email, mail or fax to:

Colleen Rush
Education Coordinator

Phone: (604) 795-4660 ext. 224
Fax: (604) 795-2476