Promoting Excellence : Volunteer Guide (Bristol Bay)

Helping Hands Program Volunteer GuideName:
Bristol Bay: Helping Hands Program Volunteer Guide

This loose-leaf notebook provides information to community volunteers on how to care for a patient nearing the end of life. While it contains much of the same information that mainstream guides include, traditional knowledge and wisdom sections are also included as well as practical information that addresses caring for patients in a remote setting.

Educational Tools - Community Education

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
Helping Hands Program
PO Box 130
Dillingham, AK 99576

Bob Swope
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
The Volunteer Guide is primarily distributed to key volunteers who agree to assist a family in the village.

caregiver information, volunteer training, volunteer information

To use this tool:
Copies of the Volunteer Guide are available in limited supplies from Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation. Click on the attached order form to view cost and ordering information. Email Monique Maas, [email protected] with questions regarding product availability and ordering information.

Helping Hands Order Form (MS WORD, 116 KB / 1 page)

To view contents of tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer. Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
pdf PDF 60 KB / 2 pages

Posted August 2003

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation overview page

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying persons and their families. Visit for more resources.

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