Tools for Practice

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

Communication
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...
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...