This document focuses on adults with a progressive, life-limiting illness, who would benefit from palliative care along with the supports required for their families and caregivers. This document emphasizes the important role of education in building capacity for palliative care, as well as the need for providers to have the necessary competetncies. 181 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
This rapid response report was intended to help Canadian health care decision-makers, health care professionals and others to make well-informed decisions to improve the quality of care. 8 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This publication outlines the standards of practice for all Speech-Language Pathologists in Ontario when providing services to individuals who present with acquired cognitive communication disorders. 50 pages. Last reviewed January, 2019.
This edition of "Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults" aims to describe why older adults with dysphagia are at higher risk of aspiration and best practices for prevention. 2 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This supplement to the AGS Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Pain in Older Adults discusses the evidence that physical activity may play a preventative and restorative role in functional capacity in those with osteoarthritis (OA). 16 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.
This US Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) Clinical Practice Guideline reviews the detection of substance abuse and withdrawal, management of inmates with complicating medical and psychiatric conditions, placement of inmates for detoxification, different forms of withdrawal, and an overview of detoxification consideration involving elderly inmates.