The Schweizerisches Rotes Kreuz Luzern is a cantonal association of the Swiss Red Cross organisation. The SRK has available 30 employees, more than 200 volunteers and about 26000 members and supporters. The activities of the SRK comprise (among others): courses for the general public, extracurricular and extraprofessional training courses, child care, operating emergency call centers, providing conflict training (children/teenager/adults), transportation of handicapped persons and of persons in need of care, support in home care, visitation services and consultancy for patient’s provisions. Furthermore, the SRK offers medical accessories (wheelchairs, crutches, etc.) for rent and publishes its own newspaper quarterly (print run of 30000 copies per issue).