Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Death and dying
Arrangements for Expected Death at Home
A guildline for patients and their families who wish to plan for an expected death of the patient at home. read more...
Canadian Integrative Network for Death Education and Alternatives
CINDEA provides education and resources throughout the 'Pan-death' process (before, during, after death). Information about... read more...
Care During Final Days
Summarizes changes to expect in final weeks and days of life. read more...
A Caregiver's Guide: A Handbook about End-of-Life Care
On-line version available in French and English, free of charge, by clicking on website above. Also available in hard copy... read more...
Caring For Loved Ones at Home (6th Edition)
Practical guide for family and friends providing care at home.  Available online free of charge. read more...
Caring for someone with a terminal illness: what to expect
This brochure was created by Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities Centre for Education and Research on... read more...
CHPCA position on physician-assisted suicide
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association issue paper on physician-assisted suicide. 2010 read more...
CMA statement on Supreme Court of Canada ruling
Canadian Medical Association statement on the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on physician-assisted suicide in February 2015... read more...
Comfort For Those In Need - Caring for the Terminally Ill
Downloadable information booklet to provide information to those caring for someone who is ill in your community.   Prepared... read more...
Comfort For Those In Need - Caring for the Terminally Ill_Aklavik_Gwich'in
Downloadable information booklet (in English) to provide information to those caring for someone who is ill in your community. read more...