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
Bill C-277: Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act This enactment provides for the development of a framework designed to support improved access for Canadians to palliative...
BMC Geriatrics BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health...
BMC Palliative Care BMC Palliative Care is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in the clinical, scientific,...
Canada Bereavement Registry Helping the bereaved by stopping direct mail and phone calls to the deceased. On average, a deceased person will continue...
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians – Response to “The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data on Access to Palliative Care in Canada" In response to the article by Jocelyn Downie that was being circulated last fall (“The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data...
Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience As part of the JAMA evidence series, Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience offers evidence-based and clinical...
Care of the Dying and Deceased Patient : A Practical Guide for Nurses This is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the management and care of the dying and deceased patient.   It outlines...
Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence (2nd ed.) Second edition (paperback) to be released December, 2010.
Caring Connections Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national US website...
'Does cancer not care I have plans?': Terminal diagnosis forces author to grab hold of life Listen to a conversation with author Kate Bowler who was interviewed on "The Current" (CBC radio). Kate is the author of...
Essentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse This textbook is targeted to nurses in all care settings. It provides practical and hands on information around providing...
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of...
Framework on Palliative Care in Canada In late 2017, the Act Providing for the Development of a Framework on Palliative Care in Canada was passed by Parliament...
Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life There is increased awareness of the need for palliative care for chronic diseases. However, there remains a huge unmet need...
A guide to death care in Ontario A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is a free guide provided by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario that helps consumers know...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
Indigenous Voices First Nations, Inuit and Métis share stories about living with serious illness and grief in over 170 short video clips. Indigenous...
Integrated Palliative Care This text is an account of integrated palliative care, illustrated by real-life international stories from patients and family...
Life in a hospice: Reflections on caring for the dying None of us likes to think about what our last days will be like. But if we do think about them at all, we want them to be...
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