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
Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada?
Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? The report takes a deeper... read more...
Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care & Hospice
The Pediatric Standards are a supplement to the NHPCO Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs and are designed to supplement... read more...
Supporting Informal Caregivers—The Heart of Home Care
The first of two related studies released in 2010 by Canadian Institute for Health Information. "Supporting Informal Caregivers—The... read more...
Supporting the Palliative Care Approach: Recommendations for Nova Scotians
The purpose of this position paper is to identify the actions needed to improve palliative care in Nova Scotia. This document... read more...
A Timeline of Hospice Palliative Care Policy and Practice in Ontario
This report examines the evolution of hospice palliative care in Ontario, Canada. read more...
A Timeline of Palliative Care Policy and Practice in British Columbia
Report summarizing the development of palliative care services in British Columbia, Canada, highlighting how it has been shaped... read more...
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it
For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,... 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...
Valuing Caregiving and Caregivers: Family Caregivers in the Integrated Approach to Palliative Care
Discussion paper prepared as part of The Way Forward Integration Project read more...
THE WAY FORWARD - Care & Work: A Balancing Act (Report)
This evidence based report sheds light on the experiences of caregivers who balance caregiving and professional employment. 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...