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 for Older People: Better Practices
This publication is the third of a series published by WHO that aims to raise awareness of the need for better palliative... read more...
Palliative Care Health Services Delivery Framework: Recommendations for a Model of Care to Improve Palliative Care in Ontario - Focus Area 1: Adults Receiving Care in Community Settings
The Ontario Palliative Care Network has developed a model of care to improve palliative care services. It applies to services... read more...
Palliative Care Matters: Building National Consensus Lay Panel Statement
This consensus statement was developed following the Palliative Care Matters: Building National Consensus conference in 2016. read more...
Palliative Care Medical Education in Canada Report
The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians has created a summary document about palliative care medical education... read more...
Palliative Care Services for People Experiencing Homelessness in Toronto: A preliminary needs assessment
Recognizing the complex social and health care circumstances of people experiencing homelessness in Toronto, this report... read more...
Palliative Care: A vital service with clear economic, health and social benefits (report)
This report outlines the diverse positive impact palliative care can have on the Canadian landscape read more...
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... read more...
Position Statement - Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
The goal of this Key Messages document is to help clarify and define the role of palliative care within the Canadian context... read more...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations
This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy... read more...
Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultation
November 5, 2009,  Dr. Jose Pereira and Sharon Baxter presented to the House of Commons, Standing Committee on Finance for... 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...