Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Oncotalk Website designed to assist medical professionals with the difficult conversations around dying and end of life care. It contains...
Optimising the role and value of the interdisciplinary team: Providing person-centred end of life care Effective interdisciplinary teamwork, with its emphasis on person-centred communication, is increasingly seen as a way of...
Orienting Ourselves to Hospice Palliative Care Work This short video scenario is intended as a reflective tool to help health care providers be centred and culturally-sensitive...
Ottawa Family Decision Guide A guide to assist families facing tough health and social decisions.
Ottawa Personal Decision Guide Designed to help those facing any health-related and/or social decisions. It can help people assess their decision making...
The Palliation of Stroke Addresses symptom management, prognostication, and communication with family.
A palliative approach to care - conversation guide for long term care team Long Term Care Conversation Guide for Nurses and Social Workers. Developed by the Island Health Palliative and End of Life...
A palliative approach to care - Early identification tool Palliative Approach to Care Early Identification Tool. 1-page checklist document. Developed by the Island Health Palliative...
A palliative approach to care - goals of care Goals of Care Guide for Long Term Care. 1-page document to be used following the identification of a resident for palliative...
A palliative approach to care infographic Palliative Approach to Care for Long Term Care facilities featuring goals of care, symptom management and anticipation of...
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