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Hospice and palliative care
Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? The report takes a deeper...
Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care & Hospice The Pediatric Standards are a supplement to the NHPCO Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs and are designed to supplement...
Supporting Informal Caregivers—The Heart of Home Care The first of two related studies released in 2010 by Canadian Institute for Health Information. "Supporting Informal Caregivers—The...
Supporting the Palliative Care Approach: Recommendations for Nova Scotians The purpose of this position paper is to identify the actions needed to improve palliative care in Nova Scotia. This document...
A Timeline of Hospice Palliative Care Policy and Practice in Ontario This report examines the evolution of hospice palliative care in Ontario, Canada.
A Timeline of Palliative Care Policy and Practice in British Columbia Report summarizing the development of palliative care services in British Columbia, Canada, highlighting how it has been shaped...
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,...
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...
Valuing Caregiving and Caregivers: Family Caregivers in the Integrated Approach to Palliative Care Discussion paper prepared as part of The Way Forward Integration Project
THE WAY FORWARD - Care & Work: A Balancing Act (Report) This evidence based report sheds light on the experiences of caregivers who balance caregiving and professional employment.
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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