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
eHospice
A free app and website that brings you international news, intelligence, commentary, and analysis on hospice palliative and... read more...
Evaluating Canada's Compassionate Care Benefit: The Perspective of Family Caregivers
This study has aimed to provide policymakers with the information required on how to improve the Compassionate Care Benefit... read more...
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...
NewGlobal Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life
There is increased awareness of the need for palliative care for chronic diseases. However, there remains a huge unmet need... 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...
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID): Ontario
As part of its efforts to implement a consistent approach to the MAID process in Ontario, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term... read more...
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation... read more...
Palliative and end of life care: Alberta Provincial Framework
This Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) Provincial Framework has been written by experts in PEOLC  across  Alberta. read more...
NewPalliative Care - Fact Sheet
This fact sheet supports the World Health Organization's goal to improve access to palliative care as a core component of... read more...
NewPalliative Care and Human Rights for Older Persons (Public Health Fact Sheet)
This fact sheet examines the growing need for older persons’ palliative care, the distinct and specific palliative care and... read more...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations
This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy... 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...