Tools for Practice

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

Self care
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness [Paperback]
Based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this book shows you how to use this natural,... read more...
Guided Mindfulness Meditation [Audiobook CD]
This CD set is an excellent introduction to meditation.  Contains 4 meditations with his clear directions and suggestions... read more...
Impact of death and dying on the personal lives and practices of palliative and hospice care professionals
Published Dec 6, 2010 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Available on line - open access. read more...
Integrating a Palliative Approach: Essentials for Personal Support Workers- Textbook
This textbook is written specifically for personal support workers, healthcare assistants, nurse’s aides, community support... read more...
Living With Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve
For those who cope professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief. This book examines how key aspects... read more...
Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment--And Your Life
Great book for beginners containing a CD with five guided mindfulness meditations. read more...
Mortally Wounded: Stories of Soul Pain, Death and Healing
A hospice physician relates his experiences working with those close to death, and asserts that the dying process can be... read more...
Personal Support Worker Empowerment in LTC
Presentation at CERAH Conference Nov 2012 based on research of the Palliative Care Alliance, Lakehead University. Also see... read more...
ProQofL
The ProQOL is the most commonly used measure of the negative and positive affects of helping others who experience suffering... read more...
Reflections in Hospice Palliative Care: A Personal Writing Journal
This writing journal was developed by Kath Murray, RN, BSN, MA, CHCPN(C), as a tool to 'make knowledge your own', to explore... read more...