Introducing a Companion Sitter Service to hospice patients
Keywords:spiritual care, chaplaincy, presence, service development, volunteers, palliative care
As referrals to Weston Hospicecare increase and the number of patients supported continues to grow, the services of one full time chaplain are spread more thinly. Responding to the issue of limited capacity, the author describes the development of a companion sitter service and outlines the benefits to the hospice.
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