Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Aboriginal (Canada) Palliative Care - Communication within the Family Video, produced by the Pallium Project and available free-of-charge online, is intended to promote reflection and discussion...
African American Outreach Guide Free online outreach guides for health care providers to enhance access and palliative care in these diverse communities.
Am I Safe: Supporting conversations about patient safety in the home Providing safe health care in an unpredictable home setting poses unique challenges.   This document discusses considerations...
Being Mortal Gawande presents a detailed, but highly readable history of how the meaning of death has changed over the past fifty or sixty...
Being Present : A Nurse's Resource for End-of-Life Communication This E-book, based on nursing research, offer strategies to help nurses talk with patients and families about their needs,...
Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death Using a Buddhist approach to death, the author affirms that we can open and contact our inner strength, and that we can help...
Bereavement Volunteer Handbook This handbook was developed by the staff and volunteers working with Palliative Manitoba to guide volunteers working in bereavement...
The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and...
The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying An exquisite memoir about how to live—and love—every day with “death in the room,” from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young...
Butterfly Indicator Module A method for quick and effective communication regarding the death of a resident. Utilizing the butterfly indicator is an...
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