Tools for Practice

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

Communication
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...
Recognizing Spiritual Needs in People Who are Dying
Listening carefully to patients at the end of life is at the heart of good palliative care and this book provides a means... read more...
Relationship Management: Helpful Information for Health Care Providers When Challenged by “Difficult” Patients
Relationship Management, a communication and interaction strategy, is compassionate, respectful and professional and will... 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...
The role of social workers in palliative, end of life and bereavement care
This resource aims to ensure that people benefit from good social work at the end of their life, and that those close to... read more...
NewSahtu Glossary Cancer Terminology
A glossary of medical terminology with a focus on cancer to facilitate discussions between First Nations and health officials... read more...
NewSerious Illness Care Program: Reference Guide for Clinicians
We know that individuals who have conversations with their clinicians about their values, goals and wishes are more likely... read more...
Sesame Street in Communities - Helping Kids Grieve: Training Video
While adults understand the permanence of death rather quickly, children often need more time. Feelings of grief come and... read more...