Caring for the sick at home

This is my favourite recent story. A top palliative care doctor has issued a call for people to dramatically improve the quality of life for the terminally ill by training to be a palliative care volunteer for an hour or two each week.

Professor David Kissane dreams of an army of volunteers trained to provide a range of additional supports for the dying or those with a life-limiting illness. He supports a new initiative of Sydney Catholic Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP to encourage parishes to become communities of care for the sick and dying.

Read the whole story at The Catholic Weekly.

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  1. Our hospice volunteers are our local angels!

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