Tools for Practice

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

Advanced care planning / Decision making
Ottawa Family Decision Guide
A guide to assist families facing tough health and social decisions. read more...
Ottawa Personal Decision Guide
Designed to help those facing any health-related and/or social decisions. It can help people assess their decision making... read more...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Dementia in Long Term Care
This pamphlet was made to help persons with Dementia and their families know what to expect at the end of life so they can... read more...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Frailty in Long Term Care
This pamphlet was made to help persons with Advanced Frailty and their families know what to expect at the end of life so... read more...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Heart Failure in Long Term Care
This pamphlet was made to help persons with Heart Failure and their families know what to expect at the end of life so they... read more...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Kidney Disease in Long Term Care
This pamphlet was made to help persons with Advanced Kidney Disease and their families know what to expect at the end of... read more...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Lung Disease in Long Term Care
This pamphlet was made to help persons with Advanced Lung Disease and their families know what to expect at the end of life... read more...
A Palliative Ethic of Care: Clinical Wisdom at Life's End
Explains how to develop a set of patient and physician goals for improving quality of life, resolving end of life issues,... read more...
PATH: A New Approach to End-of-Life Care
Two physicians created the PATH (Palliative & Therapeutic Harmonization) model, a process which promotes careful consideration... read more...
Preparing for an Expected Death at Home
This is a short and informative booklet that assists those who are aniticipating caring for someone who wants to die at home. read more...