Tools for Practice

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Hospice and palliative care
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.
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...
Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities The research team, led by Dr. Mary Lou Kelley, Lakehead University, would like to acknowledge and thank the four First Nations...
Informing the National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias: National Survey Findings The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) conducted online surveys throughout January 2018, Alzheimer's Awareness Month,...
Innovative Models of Integrated Hospice Palliative Care Discussion paper which summarizes various models of care across Canada and internationally.
Integrated Palliative Care This text is an account of integrated palliative care, illustrated by real-life international stories from patients and family...
Integrating a Palliative Approach into the Management of Chronic, Life-Threatening Diseases: Who, How, and When? One of a series of discussion documents prepared for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA).
National Palliative Medicine Survey Data Report This reports is the culmination of a CSPCP-led project in collaboration with four partner organizations (CMA, CFPC, Royal...
National Palliative Medicine Survey Questionnaire This questionnaire was developed and implemented by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians to support their National...
Not to be Forgotten A report of findings from a group of MPs dedicated to improving care for elderly, dying, and vulnerable Canadians. The primary...
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...
Tools to Support Earlier Identification for Palliative Care - Ontario Palliative Care Network The aim of this document is to support providers and system level leadership in earlier identification of patients who would...
The Way Forward National Framework This document is the first step in developing a national framework: a roadmap for implementing an integrated palliative approach...
When Breath Becomes Air This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young...
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...
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