Ethical issues for VSMs in hospice care

Steve McCurley, Ros Scott

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    Abstract

    This chapter discusses some examples of ethical issues that are affecting the involvement of volunteers in hospices. Suggestions are then made for some practical means though which VSMs can assist both themselves and others as they work their way through decisions regarding ethics and boundaries of good conduct.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationVolunteers in hospice and palliative care
    Subtitle of host publicationa resource for volunteer service managers
    EditorsRos Scott, Steven Howlett
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Chapter10
    Pages119-130
    Number of pages12
    Edition2nd
    ISBN (Print)0199545820, 9780199545827
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    McCurley, S., & Scott, R. (2009). Ethical issues for VSMs in hospice care. In R. Scott, & S. Howlett (Eds.), Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: a resource for volunteer service managers (2nd ed., pp. 119-130). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0010