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Dis(Connecting) through COVID: Experiences of older persons and their volunteer navigators

November 20, 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention,
and the North Okanagan Hospice Society

Barb Pesut, PhD, RN
Research Chair in Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Frail and Rural Adult Populations;
Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Paxton Bruce, UBCO Master’s student in Interdisciplinary studies

Rowena Dunlop, UBCO BSc student

Abstract: COVID-19 has deeply disrupted the relationships between hospice volunteer and their clients.  In this presentation we share findings from a qualitative exploration of the experiences of clients and volunteers of virtual volunteering in the COVID-19 context.

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Free and open to the public – Everyone is welcome


November 20, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Registration/RSVP Required
Yes (see event description)
Event Type
Health, Lifestyle and Wellness, Research and Innovation
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students