Many hospices owe their origins to volunteers. Volunteers’ involvement today is still integral and vital to the success of the hospices they support. However the strategic importance of volunteers is often overlooked and the role of volunteers and their contribution to the cost effectiveness and sustainability of hospices is rarely considered. However if volunteers are to be fully recognised as a strategic asset we must be brave enough also to describe volunteers in business terms.
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
|Event||Children’s Hospices UK Multidisciplinary Conference - International Convention Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom|
Duration: 24 Mar 2011 → 25 Mar 2011
|Conference||Children’s Hospices UK Multidisciplinary Conference|
|Period||24/03/11 → 25/03/11|
|Other||Fit for the future: developing and sustaining children's hospice services in a changing world|