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 Ontario Palliative Care Competency Framework: A Reference Guide for Health Professionals and Volunteers
This reference guide for health professionals and volunteers describes the knowledge, personal attributes and skills providers... read more...
Ontario Palliative Care Network Action Plan 1: 2017 – 2020: Action Areas, Actions and Timelines
This Action Plan (2017 to 2020) is the work plan that will guide how the partners of the Ontario Palliative Care Network... read more...
Ontario Renal Network Palliative Care Report: Recommendations towards an approach for chronic kidney disease
2016-2019: Ontario Renal Network Palliative Care Report: Recommendations towards an approach for chronic kidney disease The... read more...
Palliative 4 Canadians
Palliative 4 Canadians is a coalition of four national organizations whose sole mandate is to improve palliative care in... read more...
Palliative and end of life care: Alberta Provincial Framework
This Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) Provincial Framework has been written by experts in PEOLC  across  Alberta. read more...
Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report
Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report provides data and insights from Canadian patients with... read more...
Palliative Care - Fact Sheet
This fact sheet supports the World Health Organization's goal to improve access to palliative care as a core component of... read more...
Palliative Care and Human Rights for Older Persons (Public Health Fact Sheet)
This fact sheet examines the growing need for older persons’ palliative care, the distinct and specific palliative care and... read more...
Palliative Care and Universal Health Coverage Fact Sheet
Fact sheet on Universal Health Coverage and palliative care developed by WHPCA, IAHPC and ICPCN, based on the findings of... 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...