Tools for Practice

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

Assessment tools
Perinatal Loss: Mobile App to Assist in Care This article briefly outlines a newly developed free mobile app designed to support the needs of woman who have experienced...
PSSCAN-R Psychological Screening Screening tool developed by BC Cancer Agency to help identify information and support needs of patients and families.
Psychosocial Assessment Assessment form developed by Victoria Hospice Society psychosocial team members.
Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care: Self-Assessment Checklist Organizational self assessment tool developed to assess whether key structural, process, and outcome components are present...
Re-Thinking Palliative Care in the Community: A Change Guide Based on Dr Seow's research, this guide will help to build your community palliative care program.
Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale – Palliative version (RASS-PAL) This one-page Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale – Palliative version (RASS-PAL) tool was adopted for clinical use by Interior...
Rules of Thumb for End of Life Care for People with Dementia A set of practical rules to help healthcare professionals and carers support people with dementia better.
Schwab & England Activities of Daily Living Scale (Parkinson's Disease) The Schwab & England Activities of Daily Living Scale estimates the abilities of individuals living with Parkinson's Disease relative...
Sexuality Assessment for Older Adults Nurses are in an ideal position to assess these normal aging changes, as well as disabling medical conditions and medications,...
Social History Implementation Module A social history is a compilation of biographical information about an individual. It may include questions about an individual's...
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