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.
A Staff Planning Checklist to be referenced and completed before a palliative care conference.
A questionnaire for Resident/SDM/Family members to complete before Palliative Care Conferences.
A summary form to be used in Palliative Care Conferences
This template can be adapted for policies about palliative and end-of-life programs in long-term care
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.
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.