Physical Care

Advance Care Planning: Tips from Families

Several families of residents living in long term care homes were interviewed. Tips and advice for long term care home staff were documented. Highlights include: education and training, timing, communication, and relationship with the resident.

Advance Care Planning with Families and Residents


Advance Care Planning Module and Pamphlet

The information in this module is based on a pilot educational event. The purpose of the training was to support all members of the interdisciplinary team in identifying, screening, and communicating pain. This innovation is not meant to be used as a pain assessment tool.

Advance Care Planning Module

Advance Care Planning Pamphlet

 


 

Pain Identification and Screening Training

The information in this module is based on a pilot educational event. The purpose of the training was to support all members of the interdisciplinary team in identifying, screening, and communicating pain. This innovation is not meant to be used as a pain assessment tool.

Pain Identification and Screening Training Module


Example End-of-Life Care Guidelines

The following document provides an example of an end-of-life care guideline that a long term care may choose to adopt as apart of their palliative and end-of-life care delivery.

Example End-of-Life Care Guideline


Palliative Performance Scale and Care Conference

The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) serves as a way for the interprofessional team to communicate with each other or with residents and families as it can be used as a guide to help in initiating and facilitating conversations about a palliative care or end-of-life care transition. This module focuses on how long term care homes can implement the PPS within their home.

Palliative Performance Scale and Care Conference Module

 


 

Food for Thought Brochure

This brochure was created by the Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultants. It provides information to families on eating and nutrition at the end-of-life. This brochure is available in English, French, and Italian.

Food for Thought (English)

Food for Thought (French)

Food for Thought (Italian)

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