Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Hospice and palliative care
Facing Death (Frontline documentary)
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer... read more...
Framework for a National Strategy on Palliative and End of Life Care
This document highlights why a national strategy is needed, what it would encompass and who needs to be engaged to ensure... read more...
Getting an Education in Palliative Care
Article based on interviews with Dr James Downar, Dr. Jose Peirara and Dr Erin O'Connor as part of a campaign by the College... read more...
Health and the Human Spirit: Shaping the Direction of Spiritual Health Care in Manitoba
This strategic plan is in response to the growing awareness that spirituality, or the way a person searches for and finds... read more...
Health Care Systems Integration: Synthesis Report
A synthesis of the current body of research on the integration of health systems in the context of home care including key... read more...
Health Care Use at the End of Life in Western CA
Health Care Use at the End of Life in Western Canada is the first report of its kind to examine the use of health services... read more...
Highlights from the National Palliative Medicine Survey
This report summarizes the findings of a CSPCP-led project in collaboration with four partner organizations (CMA, CFPC, Royal... read more...
Hospice Palliative Home Care in Canada: A Progress Report
This report is a snapshot of hospice palliative home care services available to Canadians in 2008. read more...
How to Improve Palliative Care in Canada: Call to Action for Federal, Provincial, Territorial, Regional and Local Decision Makers
This report outlines recommendations proposed by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians on how access to quality... read more...
A Resource Guide for Community Development of Palliative and End-of-Life Care within Alberta
Communities across Alberta are seeking information about developing local Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) community... read more...
Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine
This book presents serious illness as a drama of body, mind, and soul. In this drama symptoms and suffering cannot be separated... read more...
The Way Forward National Framework
This document is the first step in developing a national framework: a roadmap for implementing an integrated palliative approach... read more...
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care
The Palliative  Care Program of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has developed " Guidelines for Discharge Planning... read more...