Clinical form/process

Question Prompt List

The QPL is a list of questions designed to help the family carer in asking questions which may help them understand the process better. The QPL is a list of commonly asked questions that the family carers may wish to ask the internal facilitator during the FCC. This list is designed as a guide only and some questions may not be specific to all family carers, however it may be used as a guide of conversation for the family carer to ask questions that may not otherwise have crossed their minds, or in some cases may not be required at all. It is a companion to the Comfort Care Booklet.

Palliative Care Champion Team – Terms of Reference

The interprofessional palliative champion team is a key element necessary for the successful delivery of palliative care. This document can be adapted so that long-term care homes can create their own terms of reference for their palliative champion teams.

Suggested wording for announcing a resident’s death

Finding a way to let other residents know of a resident’s passing can be difficult at times. Here are a few options for announcing a resident’s death that are respectful, honouring and focus on remembering lives lived.

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