Tools for Practice

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

Symptoms
Canadian Coalition of Seniors' Mental Health
Website with resources for individuals, families and health care providers related to senior's mental health issues including... read more...
Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression
This best practice guideline focuses on assisting all nurses (RNs and RPNs) who provide care to clients with delirium, dementia... 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...
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)
CAM was intended to provide a new standardized method to enable nonpsychiatrically trained clinicians to identify delirium... read more...
NewDelirium - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Delirium (Resource)
A powerpoint presentation for health care professionals that focuses on the problem of delirium in terminally ill patients. read more...
Delirium / Restlessness
One of many symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Program. read more...
NewDelirium Pamphlet
Information for Palliative Care patients and their families about delirium. Available in French and English read more...
Delirium: Best Practice Quick Reference Guide for Care of Older Adult
This reference guide will identify the risks, causes, and interventions for delirium. Prepared by Island Health. read more...
Guideline on the Assessment and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults at the End of Life
With funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada Population Health Fund, Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health... read more...
NewB.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
NewHiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone
This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical... read more...
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation... read more...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications... read more...
NewPruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
NewSedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool
This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is... read more...
NewSedation for Palliative Purposes Guideline – PowerPoint Presentation
This is the PowerPoint presentation that outlines details of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority guideline on Sedation... read more...
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care
The Palliative  Care Program of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has developed " Guidelines for Discharge Planning... read more...