Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook (2nd Ed.)
This textbook provides guidance to professionals involved in pediatric end-of-life care. It includes the epidemiology of... read more...
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness (lecture)
Leffert Lecture, December 2014, Massachusetts General Hospital, presented by Dr Diane Meir, Department of Geriatrics and... 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...
Pauktuutit's Cancer Glossary
Glossary containing 250 terms translated into 5 Inuktitut dialects, including the new single word to accurately describe... read more...
Positive Communication- The Open Dementia Programme
These 20-30 minute modules of the Open Dementia e-Learning Programme are designed for anyone who has contact with someone... read more...
Practical Thoughts, Tips & Questions to Enhance Psychosocial Care
Practical thoughts and tips to enhance psychosocial care offered by all members of the inter-disciplinary team in end-of-life... read more...
Preparing Children for Funeral and Memorials
Family rituals following a death are significant events in an individual’s life, and children are no exception. Families... read more...
Principles and Practice of Grief Counselling
The book describes the unique aspects of grief as a normal response to loss, and views the goal of counseling bereaved individuals... read more...
Provider-Patient Communication: A Report of Evidence-Based Recommendations To Guide Practice in Cancer
This document provides interdisciplinary guidelines for communicating with families who are living with cancer. read more...
Randomized Controlled Trial of a Video Decision Support Tool for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Decision Making in Advanced Cancer
Decision making regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is challenging. This study examined the effect of a video decision... read more...