Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Communication
10 Myths about Palliative Care Infographic
An infographic about 10 myths that are often encountered in Palliative Care. read more...
Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Discussion Toolkit
This advance care planning toolkit, developed out of Alberta Canada, aims to support patients and health care providers to... read more...
Advance Care Planning Workbook
National online interactive workbook that allows you to work through the steps of planning for your future health care. Available... read more...
Advance Care Planning: Resource for Patients
A resource for patients on talking about advance care planning with the health care team and documenting your plan. read more...
Am I Safe: Supporting conversations about patient safety in the home
Providing safe health care in an unpredictable home setting poses unique challenges.   This document discusses considerations... read more...
Attending Funerals, Memorials, and Other Rituals
A 4 page handout by Dr. Jay Children's Grief Centre that highlights how adults can prepare children of all ages to attend... read more...
Camp Erin: Bereavement Program for Youth
Camp Erin is a bereavement program for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens... read more...
Care at the end of life for advanced cancer patients: When to stop cancer treatment
Information sheet on how do you know when to stop cancer treatment and questions to ask your doctor. read more...
The Conversation Project (US)
Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care with families and health care providers. read more...
Dignity in Care
Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care... read more...