Tools for Practice

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

Volunteer
Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Using a Buddhist approach to death, the author affirms that we can open and contact our inner strength, and that we can help... read more...
Bereavement Volunteer Handbook
This handbook was developed by the staff and volunteers working with Palliative Manitoba to guide volunteers working in bereavement... read more...
Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers
Dr. Wolfelt, a respected grief educator, presents a model for grief counseling based on his "companioning" principles. read more...
Crossing Boundaries: Issues for hospice palliative care volunteers
This research synopsis highlights the need for education, policies and procedures related to boundary issues in volunteer... read more...
Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care
Effective teaching video on the topic of empathy;  4 minutes & 24seconds in length. read more...
A Handbook for Supporters: Extending Compassion & Care to Grieving Youth
This handbook is intended for volunteers and professionals who have received formalized training in the field of child and... read more...
A Handbook for Volunteers: supporting children grieving the dying and death of a loved one
The purpose of this handbook is to provide information and tools for volunteers supporting grieving children. The content... read more...
Hospice Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in Canada: How will they co-exist?
With all of the media coverage and polarized opinions surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), patients need to know... read more...
Hospice Palliative Care Volunteers: A Training Program
A training manual developed by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association to ensure that volunteers receive consistent... read more...
Hospice Volunteering (Blog)
A Canadian who has worked as a hospice volunteer for 11+ years has created a blog to share information and support with other... read more...