Tools for Practice

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

Assessment tools
Spirituality and Medical Practice: Using the HOPE Questions as a Practical Tool for Spiritual Assessment The HOPE questions described in this article provide a guide for spirituality assessment. As published in American Family...
Suicide: Assessment Considerations for Health Care Providers Presentation by advisor for Virtual Hospice clinical team reviews points to consider in assessing suicide risk.
Supportive and palliative care indicators tool (SPICT) and use guide The SPICT is a one-page clinical tool used by healthcare professionals to help identify people whose health is deteriorating...
Taking A Spiritual History, 2nd ed Medical College of Wisconsin - End of Life/Palliative Care Education Resource Centre have created/posted this spiritual history...
Ten Steps to Better Prognostication This table is copyright but is provided free to be used in any format without permission. Please acknowledge source: Dr.
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...
Victoria Bowel Performance Scale (BPS) and management guideline This assessment tool and guideline uses a 9-point numerical scale to assess stool consistency, frequency and effort and provides...
Victoria Respiratory Congestion Scale (VRCS) Assessment tool for respiratory congestion in end-of-life care, published in Medical Care of the Dying (2006) textbook, and...
WRHA Palliative Care Program Constipation Assessment & Management Algorithm Based on the Canadian Consensus document by Librach et al (2010), the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care...
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