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Celebrating Today, Planning for Tomorrow Conference 2009

Celebrating Today, Planning for Tomorrow - Volunteering and the Health and Social Services Conference - October 2009

Health and Social Services Conference

The conference aimed to inspire the further development of volunteering in Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland.

The event was well received and it raised a number of key issues which are:

  • Following the NI Volunteering Strategy, consideration of a regional volunteering strategy for Health and Social Care.
  • Consideration of a local Charter for strengthening relationships between paid workers and volunteers.
  • Further information on measuring the impact of volunteering in Health and Social Care.

The Presentations delivered at the event were:

  • Models of Volunteering in Health & Social Care
  • Strategic Policy to Delivery
  • The Impact of Volunteering
  • VIAT - The practicalities - delivered by Diane Bown (Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust)

The Workshop Notes delivered at the event were:

  • Principles of Volunteering - Models of Volunteering in Trusts
  • Measuring the Impact of Volunteering
  • Job Substitution and Volunteering

For a copy of any of the presentations or workshop notes please email denise.hayward@volunteernow.co.uk