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Give Happy Live Happy - National Volunteer Week

With the theme Give Happy, Live Happy, introduced in 2015, Catholic Healthcare continues in 2016 to celebrate and explore the research that shows volunteers live happier and healthier lives.

We would like to thank the 1200 volunteers across Catholic Healthcare as they live out the spirit of generosity to so many of our clients and residents, making our values of Hospitality, Respect and Compassion a lived reality!

A large part of our volunteer roles is catering to the social needs of the seniors we serve. Throughout adulthood, if we are able to successfully maintain a healthy balance between work, home life and social activities, we are more likely to enjoy an overall sense of happiness and fulfilment. Without any outside exposure to the world around them, it is possible for seniors to deteriorate at a quicker rate, both mentally and physically.

Interested in volunteering with us?

Find out more about volunteering with Catholic Healthcare.