Tools for Practice

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

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Basic Mouth Care: Caring for Those with Dentures/False Teeth/No Teeth
Basic mouth care described for someone with dentures, false teeth or no teeth. read more...
Basic Mouth Care: Caring for those with natural teeth
This information page outlines how to provide good mouth care when someone has their own teeth. read more...
Daily Mouth Care: Special Considerations
Information sheet that provides tips for providing mouth care appropriate for a variety of clinical sitautions including:... read more...
Dementia and Oral Health: How to Help Sufferers Care for Their Teeth
Carefree Dental is a website that provides specific dental and oral health information for all individuals. This specific... read more...
Dental Recipes
Simple recipes for mouth care solutions that you can make when providing care at home. read more...
Mouth Care Helpers for Caregivers
Information sheet describing a wide variety of dental products available to facilitate mouth care. read more...
Mouth Care Videos
The Centre of Community Oral Health, University of Manitoba - Faculty of Dentistry/School of Dental Hygiene, have produced... read more...
Oral Health: Nursing Assessment and Intervention (Nursing Best Practice Guideline)
The target users of this Nursing Best Practice Guideline are nurses working with adult populations in various practice settings. read more...
Symptom Management Guideline: Oral Mucositis
This clinical practice guideline discusses contributing factors, assessment and management of oral mucositis in patients... read more...
Symptom Management Guidelines (Related to Nutrition)
BC Cancer Agency has produced Symptom Management Guidelines which address common problems related to nutrition including anorexia,... read more...
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...
Hiccoughs - 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...
Pruritus - 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...
Sedation 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...
Sedation 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...