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Hospice and palliative care
Children's Hospice International An organization that support care to children and their families through networking and resources (standards).
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care The  goal  of  the  4th edition  of  the  National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative...
Common Code of Ethics for Chaplains, Pastoral Counselors, Pastoral Educators and Students This document is one of four foundational documents affirmed by the constituent boards of the Council on Collaboration on...
Common Core Competences and Principles for Health and Social Care Workers Working with Adults at the End of Life Skills for Care and Skills for Health working in partnership with the Department of Health and the NHS (UK) End of Life Care...
The Common Sense Guide to Improving Palliative Care Joanne Lynn and colleagues give practical advice on how to get measurable quality improvements in palliative care provided...
Common Standards for Professional Chaplaincy This document is one of four foundational documents affirmed by the constituent boards of the Council on Collaboration on...
Conceptual Foundations of a Palliative Approach: a Knowledge Synthesis Key characteristics of a palliative approach based on literature review.
Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion (CSCI) Protocol This protocol supports the practice of administering one or more medications via Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion (CSCI)...
Conversations in Palliative Care, 2nd ed. This text, presented in a question and answer format, is a comprehensive resource built upon a foundation of the basics of...
Developing Palliative Care Programs in First Nations Communities: A Workbook This workbook was developed as a guide and resource for First Nations communities to develop palliative care in their communities.
'Does cancer not care I have plans?': Terminal diagnosis forces author to grab hold of life Listen to a conversation with author Kate Bowler who was interviewed on "The Current" (CBC radio). Kate is the author of...
Essentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse This textbook is targeted to nurses in all care settings. It provides practical and hands on information around providing...
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of...
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...
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...
A guide to death care in Ontario A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is a free guide provided by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario that helps consumers know...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
Indigenous Voices First Nations, Inuit and Métis share stories about living with serious illness and grief in over 170 short video clips. Indigenous...
Integrated Palliative Care This text is an account of integrated palliative care, illustrated by real-life international stories from patients and family...
Life in a hospice: Reflections on caring for the dying None of us likes to think about what our last days will be like. But if we do think about them at all, we want them to be...
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