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.

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Communication
The role of social workers in palliative, end of life and bereavement care
This resource aims to ensure that people benefit from good social work at the end of their life, and that those close to... read more...
Sahtu Glossary Cancer Terminology
A glossary of medical terminology with a focus on cancer to facilitate discussions between First Nations and health officials... read more...
Speak Up: First Nations ACP Resources
Advance care planning is a key process for supporting First Nations people to receive palliative and end-of-life care at... read more...
Supporting Grieving Preschoolers
Explaining death to a young child can feel overwhelming and intimidating. These tips may help you navigate how to talk with... read more...
Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People
The American National Institute on Aging has produced this helpful guide to help you to improve your communication with your... read more...
Telling Kids About Cancer
A website to support parents. read more...
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it
For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,... read more...
Tyze: Connecting Care
Free online tool that helps families stay organized and connected when they are caring for a family member.   Families can... read more...
Voicing My Choices
A planning guide for children, adolescents and young adults living with a serious illness to communicate their health care... read more...
When a parent dies by suicide...What kids want to know
The Centre of Addiction and Mental Health has developed a brochure which will help prepare you to take the first step of... read more...