Tools for Practice

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

Dying at home
Burden Scale for Family Caregivers (BSFC)
A global measure of perceived burden resulting from home care. The BSFC is designed for use in both clinical practice and... read more...
Burden Scale for Family Caregivers (BSFC) – Short Version
A global measure of perceived burden resulting from home care. The BSFC is designed for use in both clinical practice and... read more...
Care of the Dying and Deceased Patient : A Practical Guide for Nurses
This is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the management and care of the dying and deceased patient.   It outlines... read more...
The Caregiver Voice: Consultations with Family Caregivers
In an attempt to better understand the needs of those who provide care to loved ones, this document was produced following... read more...
Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT)
The CSNAT is an evidence-based tool designed for carers supporting a family member or friend at home towards the end of life. read more...
Caring for someone with a terminal illness: caring for the caregiver
This brochure was created by Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities Centre for Education and Research on... read more...
Caring for someone with a terminal illness: what to expect
This brochure was created by Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities Centre for Education and Research on... read more...
The Comfort of Home for Alzheimer's Disease: A Guide for Caregivers
A practical, comprehensive and easy-to-read guide regarding caring for someone at home with Alzheimer's disease. Includes... read more...
The Council on Palliative Care (Quebec)
Website with downloadable resources, videos, lists of suggested books, readings, and Quebec programs and services (listed... read more...
Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City
Moller is a sociologist who takes us into the world of the urban poor; read more...