Tools for Practice

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

Long term care
Personal Support Workers Competencies
Online or downloadable brochure describes the palliative care competencies for Personal Support Workers working in Long Term... read more...
Position Statement: Occupational therapy and end-of-life care
Professional practice information related to the role of occupational therapy in palliative care, including the CAOT Position... read more...
Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Homes (QPC-LTC) Project
The Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Homes (QPC-LTC) Project is a 5 year project to develop a palliative care philosophy... read more...
Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care: Self-Assessment Checklist
Organizational self assessment tool developed to assess whether key structural, process, and outcome components are present... read more...
Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada?
Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? The report takes a deeper... read more...
Senior's Mental Health: Canadian Guidelines
The Canadian Coalition of Senior's Mental Health National Guideline Project was created in 2005 (with support from the Public... read more...
Sexuality and Aging: Clinical Perspectives
An overview of sexuality among middle-aged and older adults including historical approaches and current research. read more...
Sexuality and Long Term Care: Understanding and Supporting the Needs of Older Adult
The first book to take a person-centered approach to resident sexuality in long-term care that addresses how long-term care... read more...
Sexuality Assessment for Older Adults
Nurses are in an ideal position to assess these normal aging changes, as well as disabling medical conditions and medications,... 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...