For more than five years, TAU member Lesly Williams and her collie, Callum, have visited the ICU and severe trauma floors at Intermountain Medical Center (IMC) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The April 2010 Special Edition of the IMC newsletter, Volunteer Communiqué, featured an article entitled “Why Do I Volunteer” about Lesly and Callum, in which Lesly is quoted as saying, “Do you know he [Callum] has been recognized by a staff member for helping a patient ‘turn the corner’? The staff credits Callum’s visits by giving the patient something to look forward to and getting the patient motivated.” Lesly summed it up best saying, “We may come in as a team but Callum does the work.”
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