Tools for Practice

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

Interdisciplinary practice
Being Mortal
Gawande presents a detailed, but highly readable history of how the meaning of death has changed over the past fifty or sixty... read more...
The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and... read more...
BMC Geriatrics
BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health... read more...
Caring for the Human Spirit
Spiritual care journal started in Summer 2014 by the Health Care Chaplaincy Network. See the attached inaugural issue. For... read more...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols
The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation... read more...
Clinical Practice Guideline- Principles of Opioid Management
Fraser Health Region has developed and updated this clinical guideline which provides support of practice in the use of fentanyl... read more...
Comfort Care Rounds Module
Comfort Care Rounds, originally Pain Rounds, were requested and attended by the registered staff in the evaluation LTC homes. read more...
Common Core Competences and Principles for Health and Social Care Workers Working with Adults at the End of Life
Skills for Care and Skills for Health working in partnership with the Department of Health and the NHS (UK) End of Life Care... read more...
Communication at End-of-Life Utilizing Simulation Technology
Personal Support Workers identified the need to improve their skill and comfort communicating with residents and families... read more...