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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.
Join via Zoom webinar. Registration is required.
Free and open to the public – Everyone is welcome