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
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness (lecture) Leffert Lecture, December 2014, Massachusetts General Hospital, presented by Dr Diane Meir, Department of Geriatrics and...
Pediatric Hospice Palliative Care Guiding Principles and Norms of Practice This document is designed to guide health care professionals in establishing standards of practice, service delivery, program...
Personal Support Workers Competencies Online or downloadable brochure describes the palliative care competencies for Personal Support Workers working in Long Term...
Position Statement: Occupational therapy and end-of-life care Professional practice information related to the role of occupational therapy in palliative care, including the CAOT Position...
Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Homes (QPC-LTC) Project The Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Homes (QPC-LTC) Project is a 5 year project to develop a palliative care philosophy...
Report - Evaluation of the Palliative Care Toolkit The Palliative Care Toolkit: Improving care from the roots up in resource-limited settings; was developed in 2008 with support...
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...
Re-Thinking Palliative Care in the Community: A Change Guide Based on Dr Seow's research, this guide will help to build your community palliative care program.
Scope and Standards of Hospice and Palliative Nursing Practice, 2nd ed. Text addresses the specifics of the general and advanced practice levels of Hospice and palliative care specialties. Summarizes...
Staffing Model for Palliative Care Programs The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians is proud to announce publication of a paper developed by the CSPCP’s Staffing...
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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