Tools for Practice

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

Psychosocial care
A Pan-Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline: Assessment of Psychosocial Health Care Needs of the Adult Cancer Patient
This guideline provides professional health care providers with recommendations regarding the routine, systematic, and standardized... read more...
Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide
In the aftermath of the death of a child, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that... read more...
Patient Dignity Inventory
The Patient Dignity Inventory is an assessment tool that is easily administered (as either a self report or an instrument... read more...
Practical Thoughts, Tips & Questions to Enhance Psychosocial Care
Practical thoughts and tips to enhance psychosocial care offered by all members of the inter-disciplinary team in end-of-life... read more...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations
This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy... read more...
Preparing Children for Funeral and Memorials
Family rituals following a death are significant events in an individual’s life, and children are no exception. Families... read more...
Principles and Practice of Grief Counselling
The book describes the unique aspects of grief as a normal response to loss, and views the goal of counseling bereaved individuals... read more...
PSSCAN-R Psychological Screening
Screening tool developed by BC Cancer Agency to help identify information and support needs of patients and families. read more...
Psychosocial & Palliative Care Pathway
This Pathway provides an overview of the evidence-based best practices for the management of patients in Ontario during a... read more...
Psychosocial Assessment
Assessment form developed by Victoria Hospice Society psychosocial team members. read more...