Towards a strategy to support volunteering in health and social care: consultation: response to the consultation
This document is in response to the 'Towards a strategy to support volunteering in health and social care' consultation. It sets out messages heard during the consultation process through nine regional workshops held around England, an on-line questionnaire; and detailed written responses received by the Department of Health.
The document sets out key themes identified, an analysis of the feedback received, and outlines how the Department intends to take forward work to develop a substantive strategy on volunteering in health and social care. Key themes include: support for individual volunteers; effective management within organisations; commissioning environment and infrastructure; promoting partnership; leadership.