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
Promoting Excellence: Huntington's Disease
Huntington's Disease Recommendations to the Field: Lifting the Veil of Huntington's Disease Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life... read more...
The Public Health Approach to Palliative Care: Principles, Models, and International Perspectives
A White Paper commissioned by the BC Centre for Palliative Care to provide an evidence base for the effectiveness of the... read more...
The Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada Blueprint for Action 2010 to 2020
To continue to improve care at end of life for all Canadians, the Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada focuses on... read more...
Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada Declaration
The QELCCC works to improve the end-of-life care for all Canadians. Members of the QELCCC are asked to post this declaration... read more...
The Quality of Death: Ranking end-of-life care across the world
A white paper report commissioned by the LIEN Foundation and completed by The Economist: Intelligence Unit by interviewing... read more...
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... read more...
Report on National Forum on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Cancer Control, 2009
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer hosted a National Forum on First Nations, Inuit and Métis cancer control. The report... read more...
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... read more...
A Search for Solutions: A Gathering on Palliative and End-of-Life Care for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
This document highlights the experience of First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) people around accessing palliative and end... 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...