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.

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Education
The Caregiver Compass
Saint Elizabeth Health Care’s online Caregiver Compass provides practical information for family and friends providing care... read more...
NewCaring 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...
Competency-Based Education Approaches in Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Cancer
An environmental scan prepared by Cancer Journey Action Group - Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC). read more...
The Conversation Project (US)
Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care with families and health care providers. read more...
Cost-Effectiveness of Palliative Care: A Review of the Literature
A discussion paper produced by The Way Forward Integration Project read more...
Dignity in Care
Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care... read more...
Employment Insurance: Compassionate Care Benefit (pamphlet)
Public information pamphlet created by Sarah Dykeman, as part of Master's Thesis, McMaster University. Available for public... 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...
Loss, Grief and Growth: Educational Project Inc.
Intended to help educators support students in their classroom who have experiences involving loss and grief, particularly... read more...
MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information... read more...