Tools for Practice

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

Assessment tools
Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia Scale (PAINAD)
This pain behavior tool is used to assess pain in older adults who have dementia or other cognitive impairment and are unable... read more...
Pain, suffering, and spiritual assessment
A clinical tool that helps health care providers obtain a spiritual history that can help patients and their caregivers further... read more...
The Palliative Care Bridge
The Palliative Care Bridge is an Australian based website dedicated to providing information and resources to support health... read more...
Palliative Care Guidelines - Part 1 (of 3): Approach to Care
This guideline found on BCguidelines. ca, “presents palliative care assessment and management strategies for primary care... read more...
Palliative Care Guidelines - Part 2 (of 3): Pain and Symptom Management
This guideline found on BCguidelines. ca, “presents strategies for the assessment and management of cancer pain, and symptoms... read more...
Palliative Care Guidelines – Part 3 (of 3): Grief and Bereavement
This guideline found on BCguidelines. ca, “addresses the needs of adult patients with incurable cancer or advanced disease... read more...
Palliative Care Tools
Links to best-practice tools from around the world to support primary care providers in the delivery of palliative care. read more...
Palliative Performance Scale (version 2) PPSv2
The Victoria Hospice Palliative Performance Scale version 2 (PPSv2) is an 11-point scale designed to measure a patient's... read more...
Palliative Performance Scale and Care Conference
The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) serves as a way for the interprofessional team to communicate with each other or with... read more...
palliative.info
Palliative. info offers an organized, up-to-date collection of links to palliative care resources on the internet, as well... read more...