Tools for Practice

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

Assessment tools
CHESS Assessment Scale The Changes in Health, End-stage disease and Signs and Symptoms (CHESS)  scale was designed to identify individuals at risk...
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) CAM was intended to provide a new standardized method to enable nonpsychiatrically trained clinicians to identify delirium...
Doloplus-2 The Doloplus-2 is used for behavioural pain assessment in cognitively impaired patients.
End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) The ELDAC project aims to improve the care of older Australians. Health professionals and aged care workers can access information,...
ESAS-r: Edmonton Symptom Assessment System Revised The revised Edmonton Symptom Assessment System Revised (ESAS-r) (1) replaces the ESAS (2). The Edmonton Symptom Assessment...
FACT: A Spiritual History Tool This is a link to the FACT Tool used for taking a spiritual history. A spiritual history seeks to understand how a person’s...
Family Satisfaction in the Intensive Care Unit Questionnaire The questionnaire was originally developed in 2003 using a rigorous methodology as outlined in our original publication in...
FICA Spiritual History Tool Dr Christine Puchalski and a group of primary care physicians developed this tool to help healthcare professionals address...
Frontal Behaviour Inventory This tool has been created for healthcare providers to assess for changes in behaviour and personality in patients with dementia...
Geriatric eToolkit An intercollaborative initiative by the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health [CSAH] in Kingston, Ontario, the Geriatric eToolkit...
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