Tools for Practice

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

Hospice and palliative care
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...
Saint Elizabeth – Hospice and Palliative Care Online Course
This online course offers health care providers an opportunity to learn about and explore a range of palliative care topics,... read more...
Serious 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...
Shift your care to a palliative approach (infographic)
Not all patients will require care provided by specialized palliative programs but they can still benefit from a palliative... read more...
Sick To Death and Not Going to Take It Anymore!: Reforming Health Care for the Last Years of Life
Just a few generations ago, serious illness, like hazardous weather, arrived with little warning, and people either lived... read more...
Staffing Model for Palliative Care Programs
The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians is proud to announce publication of a paper developed by the CSPCP’s Staffing... read more...
Surgical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care (presentations)
online presentations from Surgical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care at University of Massachusetts, Memorial Medical Center,... read more...
TEAMWORK: The sum is greater than the parts
Prepared and presented by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority - Palliative Care Team members for a CHPCA webinar, 2012. read more...
To Comfort Always: A Nurse's Guide to End-of-Life Care
The holistic and team-based approach are discussed for the end-of-life care in this book. read more...
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it
For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,... read more...
Staffing Model for Palliative Care Programs
The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians is proud to announce publication of a paper developed by the CSPCP’s Staffing... read more...
Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine
This book presents serious illness as a drama of body, mind, and soul. In this drama symptoms and suffering cannot be separated... read more...
Tools to Support Earlier Identification for Palliative Care - Ontario Palliative Care Network
The aim of this document is to support providers and system level leadership in earlier identification of patients who would... read more...
The Way Forward National Framework
This document is the first step in developing a national framework: a roadmap for implementing an integrated palliative approach... read more...
When Breath Becomes Air
This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young... read more...
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care
The Palliative  Care Program of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has developed " Guidelines for Discharge Planning... read more...