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
Fourth Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada Since the implementation of the federal legislation, Health Canada has released three federal interim reports. The first...
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...
Framework on Palliative Care in Canada In late 2017, the Act Providing for the Development of a Framework on Palliative Care in Canada was passed by Parliament...
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...
Global 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Palliative Care Health Services Delivery Framework - Frequently Asked Questions This Frequently Asked Questions document accompanies the Palliative Care Health Services Delivery Framework produced by the...
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...
The Public Health Approach to Palliative Care: Principles, Models, and International Perspectives A White Paper commissioned by the BC Centre for Palliative Care to provide an evidence base for the effectiveness of the...
QELCCC - Blueprint for action 2020-2025 Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada. (2020, March). Blueprint for action 2020-2025: progress report. The report...
NewRedefining palliative care – A new consensus-based definition This paper, published in the Journal or Pain and Symptom Management, presents the 3-phased consensus based approach behind...
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...
Resource Guide: Hospice Palliative Care in the Bow Valley We recognize that many people in our rural Bow Valley Communities need information on hospice palliative care and how to...
Serious Illness Care Program: Reference Guide for Clinicians We know that individuals who have conversations with their clinicians about their values, goals and wishes are more likely...
Shift your care to a palliative approach (infographic) Not all patients will require care provided by specialized palliative programs but they can still benefit from a palliative...
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