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Hospice and palliative care
The Ontario Palliative Care Competency Framework: A Reference Guide for Health Professionals and Volunteers This reference guide for health professionals and volunteers describes the knowledge, personal attributes and skills providers...
Ontario Palliative Care Network Action Plan 1: 2017 – 2020: Action Areas, Actions and Timelines This Action Plan (2017 to 2020) is the work plan that will guide how the partners of the Ontario Palliative Care Network...
Ontario Renal Network Palliative Care Report: Recommendations towards an approach for chronic kidney disease 2016-2019: Ontario Renal Network Palliative Care Report: Recommendations towards an approach for chronic kidney disease The...
Palliative 4 Canadians Palliative 4 Canadians is a coalition of four national organizations whose sole mandate is to improve palliative care in...
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.
Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report provides data and insights from Canadian patients with...
Palliative Care - Fact Sheet This fact sheet supports the World Health Organization's goal to improve access to palliative care as a core component of...
Palliative 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...
Palliative Care and Universal Health Coverage Fact Sheet Fact sheet on Universal Health Coverage and palliative care developed by WHPCA, IAHPC and ICPCN, based on the findings of...
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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