ERIC Number: ED051466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Manual on Volunteer Services in Homes for the Aging and Nursing Homes.
Brown, Philip S.
Intended as a practical guide for the administrator in homes for the aging, this booklet provides direction on how to set up a volunteer program. Five steps in organizing a volunteer program are: (1) Launching a Volunteer Program, (2) Recruitment and Selection of Volunteers, (3) Orientation and Training Program (The Role and Function of a Volunteer; Philosophy, Programs, and Needs of the Home; Understanding Emotional and Medical Problems of the Elderly; Tour of the Facility), (4) Placement, Supervision, and In-service Training, and (5) Evaluation, Promotion and Recognition. The resident, director of volunteers, and volunteer opportunities are briefly described. A bibliography of resource materials is given, and samples of useful forms are reproduced. (DB)
Texas Association of Homes for the Aging, P.O. Box 4553, Austin, Texas 78751 ($.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Univ., Austin. Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.; Texas Governor's Committee on Aging, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Texas Association of Homes for the Aging, Austin.