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
Hospice Palliative Home Care in Canada: A Progress Report
This report is a snapshot of hospice palliative home care services available to Canadians in 2008. read more...
How to Improve Palliative Care in Canada: Call to Action for Federal, Provincial, Territorial, Regional and Local Decision Makers
This report outlines recommendations proposed by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians on how access to quality... read more...
Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities
The research team, led by Dr. Mary Lou Kelley, Lakehead University, would like to acknowledge and thank the four First Nations... read more...
Informing the National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias: National Survey Findings
The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) conducted online surveys throughout January 2018, Alzheimer's Awareness Month,... read more...
Innovative Models of Integrated Hospice Palliative Care
Discussion paper which summarizes various models of care across Canada and internationally. read more...
Integrated Palliative Care
This text is an account of integrated palliative care, illustrated by real-life international stories from patients and family... read more...
Integrating a Palliative Approach into the Management of Chronic, Life-Threatening Diseases: Who, How, and When?
One of a series of discussion documents prepared for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA). read more...
National Palliative Medicine Survey Data Report
This reports is the culmination of a CSPCP-led project in collaboration with four partner organizations (CMA, CFPC, Royal... read more...
National Palliative Medicine Survey Questionnaire
This questionnaire was developed and implemented by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians to support their National... read more...
Not to be Forgotten
A report of findings from a group of MPs dedicated to improving care for elderly, dying, and vulnerable Canadians. The primary... read more...
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... read more...
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... read more...
The Way Forward National Framework
This document is the first step in developing a national framework: a roadmap for implementing an integrated palliative approach... read more...
When Breath Becomes Air
This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young... read more...
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... read more...