Tools for Practice

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

Psychosocial care
Social Work Competencies for Practice in Hospice Palliative Care
The profession of social work brings a unique perspective to end-of-life care that reflects and supports the holistic philosophy... read more...
Spirituality and Medical Practice: Using the HOPE Questions as a Practical Tool for Spiritual Assessment
The HOPE questions described in this article provide a guide for spirituality assessment. As published in American Family... read more...
Spirituality In-service for LTC
Inservice prepared for interdisciplinary staff working in long term care. Website includes links to Spirituality In-service... read more...
Standards of Psychosocial Health Services for Persons with Cancer and their Families
On behalf of the CAPO Board and the Standards Revision Committee we are very pleased to announce the completion of our revised... 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...
Suicide: Assessment Considerations for Health Care Providers
Presentation by advisor for Virtual Hospice clinical team reviews points to consider in assessing suicide risk. read more...
Support Services for Grieving or Bereaved Children:Needs Assessment (Overview of Literature Search)
A summary of the annotated literature search. See associated document Region of Peel: Children's Support Services for Grieving... read more...
Support Services for Grieving/Bereaved Children: Helplines, Online Support, Social Media, etc Needs Assess't (Supplement to Literature Search)
Supplement to the lit search which highlights various support programs/initiatives from around the world with a focus on... read more...
Supporting and Strengthening Families Through Expected and Unexpected Life Events - March 2006
Focusing on the family is an integral component of nursing practice. This guideline was developed to promote and facilitate... read more...
Supporting Parenting Through Illness & Grief
This one page handout provides an overview of the findings from a research study of 71 parent caregivers. It discusses the... read more...