Tools for Practice

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

Assessment tools
The Pallium Palliative Pocketbook: A Peer-reviewed Referenced Source (2nd Ed.)
This practical, peer-reviewed, fully-referenced resource is intended to support safe, ethical, effective and accountable... read more...
Patient Dignity Inventory
The Patient Dignity Inventory is an assessment tool that is easily administered (as either a self report or an instrument... read more...
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... read more...
PSSCAN-R Psychological Screening
Screening tool developed by BC Cancer Agency to help identify information and support needs of patients and families. read more...
Psychosocial Assessment
Assessment form developed by Victoria Hospice Society psychosocial team members. read more...
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... read more...
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. read more...
Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale
Assessment tool for assessing agitation/delirium. read more...
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. read more...
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... read more...