PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
NIAGARA, Ontario: Niagara Health System’s Palliative Care and Bereavement Services provide compassionate and specialized care to patients with a life-limiting illness and their families while patients are in hospital.
The role of our palliative care volunteers is key to assisting patients and families through their end-of-life journey.
Palliative care volunteers are currently needed to assist at the Niagara Health System’s St. Catharines General, Welland, Douglas Memorial and Port Colborne sites. As a volunteer, you will help by providing emotional support and respite care for our patients and their families.
Volunteer training begins Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the St. Catharines General Site. Training will take place over the course of eight weeks.
For more information on how you can help, please contact
Palliative Care Bereavement/Volunteer Services
905-378-4647, ext. 53850
For media interviews, please contact
Caroline Bourque Wiley
Public Affairs Consultant
905-378-4647, ext. 43113