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In this section you will find useful and up-to-date resources relating to palliative care. If you would like a resource added to this section or find that a resource is inaccurate or out of date, please email info@swpalliative.ca 
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Health Care Consent and Advance Planning - Cross Sector Implications

PowerPoint from South West HPC Summit

Oct 30, 2017
INTEGRATE Project

PowerPoint from South West HPC Summit

Oct 30, 2017
Next Steps - Advancing Hospice Palliative Care in the South West

PowerPoint from South West HPC Summit

Oct 30, 2017
Overview of Grief

PowerPoint from South West HPC Summit

Oct 30, 2017
Palliative Care in the South West - Our Journey

PowerPoint from South West HPC Summit

Oct 30, 2017
Ontario Renal Network (ORN)

Information on Palliative Care for Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Jun 23, 2017
Nursing Clinical Practice Guidelines

The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) clinical practice guidelines are relevant to hospice palliative care and include guidelines for the assessment and management of pain.

May 25, 2017
The Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program Southwestern Ontario

provides palliative care education, consultation, and palliative care system development.

May 25, 2017
Care Giver Support

The National Initiative for Care of the Elderly has published an excellent tool to support Care Givers entitled When Someone Close to You is Dying. Consider giving this to your patients and their care givers

May 25, 2017
National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

NICE is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and abroad

May 25, 2017
Cancer Care Ontario (CCO)

Cancer Care Ontario has a number of palliative care resources with the goal of ensuring that every Ontarian, when faced with a cancer diagnosis, is able to live his or her life with support, dignity and respect throughout the course of their illness.

May 25, 2017
Cancer Care Ontario's Provincial Palliative Care Integration Project

This project is responsible for developing evidence-based practices and guidelines in order to improve the quality of care for cancer patients in their Palliative Care Program

May 25, 2017
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent for Health Service Providers Community of Practice

Centre of Excellence for HCC ACP in Ontario and is supporting the integration of HCC ACP into practice utilizing the Ontario legal framework

May 25, 2017
Health and Wellness Information for Senior

Get information on programs and services to help seniors be healthy, active and engaged. Caregivers can also find information to get support

May 25, 2017
National Institute for the Care of the Elderly Ontario Tool on Capacity and Consent

PDF Tool on Capacity and Consent in Ontario

May 25, 2017
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE)

Health Care Consent & Advance Care Planning Publications

May 25, 2017
Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS)

tool to assist in the assessment of nine common symptoms experienced by cancer patients

May 25, 2017
Edmonton Symptom Assessment System Tool Description

A link to a description of the tool and how to use it

May 25, 2017
Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) Description

A pdf describing how to use the Palliative Performance Scale

May 25, 2017
Palliative Performance Scale Tool (PPS)

The Palliative Performance Scale is a reliable and valid tool used for assessing a patient’s functional status. PPS was developed by Victoria Hospice Society, British Columbia

May 25, 2017
College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Guideline - Consent

May 25, 2017
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario ICPSO) Consent to Medical Treatment

Policy on Consent to Medical Treatment

May 25, 2017
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

May 25, 2017
Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Teaching and Learning

Apr 26, 2017
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