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
The 2015 Quality of Death Index Ranking Palliative Care Across the World: key findings inforgraphic
This infographic summarizes the findings of The Quality of Death Index which was devised and constructed by the Economist... read more...
The 2015 Quality of Death Index: Ranking of Palliative Care Across the World (2nd Ed.)
The Quality of Death Index was devised and constructed by an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The 2015 Index evaluates... read more...
Access to Care at the End of Life: Encounters between home care nurses and family caregivers
A research report out of the University of Victoria. The purpose of the study was to gain a better understanding of how home... read more...
Access to Palliative Care: A Neglected Component of the Right to Health
A Report on the Human Rights Council Side Event. On  June  6,   2011,   in  conjunction  with  the  17th session  of  the... read more...
Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: A System Performance Report
A report by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) centres on adolescents and young adults with cancer and reveals... read more...
Advance Care Planning Evaluation in Elderly Patients
The ACCEPT study evaluated the quantity and quality of ACP from the perspective of over 500 patients and family members in... read more...
Advancing Collective Priorities: A Canadian Carer Strategy
This report has been developed to showcase the progress made and outline the policies and practice initiatives that support... read more...
Advancing High Quality, High Value Palliative Care in Ontario
This report is the result of a collaborative effort of stakeholders across Ontario that outlines the steps needed to make... read more...
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association - Position Statement re Euthanasia & Physician-assisted Suicide
The position statement of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. read more...
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians – Response to “The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data on Access to Palliative Care in Canada"
In response to the article by Jocelyn Downie that was being circulated last fall (“The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data... read more...
The 2015 Quality of Death Index Ranking Palliative Care Across the World: key findings inforgraphic
This infographic summarizes the findings of The Quality of Death Index which was devised and constructed by the Economist... read more...
The 2015 Quality of Death Index: Ranking of Palliative Care Across the World (2nd Ed.)
The Quality of Death Index was devised and constructed by an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The 2015 Index evaluates... read more...
Access to Palliative Care: A Neglected Component of the Right to Health
A Report on the Human Rights Council Side Event. On  June  6,   2011,   in  conjunction  with  the  17th session  of  the... read more...
Advancing Collective Priorities: A Canadian Carer Strategy
This report has been developed to showcase the progress made and outline the policies and practice initiatives that support... read more...
NewThe Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
An exquisite memoir about how to live—and love—every day with “death in the room,” from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young... read more...
Essentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse
This textbook is targeted to nurses in all care settings. It provides practical and hands on information around providing... read more...
Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life
There is increased awareness of the need for palliative care for chronic diseases. However, there remains a huge unmet need... read more...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...
Hospice Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in Canada: How will they co-exist?
With all of the media coverage and polarized opinions surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), patients need to know... read more...
Life in a hospice: Reflections on caring for the dying
None of us likes to think about what our last days will be like. But if we do think about them at all, we want them to be... read more...