Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death Using a Buddhist approach to death, the author affirms that we can open and contact our inner strength, and that we can help...
Bereavement Volunteer Handbook This handbook was developed by the staff and volunteers working with Palliative Manitoba to guide volunteers working in bereavement...
Cancer is a Human Experience: Six-part video series This series of short videos focuses on the patient and family experience around the impacts of advanced cancer, treatment,...
Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers Dr. Wolfelt, a respected grief educator, presents a model for grief counseling based on his "companioning" principles.
Crossing Boundaries: Issues for hospice palliative care volunteers This research synopsis highlights the need for education, policies and procedures related to boundary issues in volunteer...
Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care Effective teaching video on the topic of empathy;  4 minutes & 24seconds in length.
A Handbook for Supporters: Extending Compassion & Care to Grieving Youth This handbook is intended for volunteers and professionals who have received formalized training in the field of child and...
A Handbook for Volunteers: supporting children grieving the dying and death of a loved one The purpose of this handbook is to provide information and tools for volunteers supporting grieving children. The content...
Hospice Palliative Care Volunteers: A Training Program A training manual developed by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association to ensure that volunteers receive consistent...
Hospice Volunteering (Blog) A Canadian who has worked as a hospice volunteer for 11+ years has created a blog to share information and support with other...
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