Established in 1990, the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) is a national non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing excellence in home and community care.
User-friendly, fillable PDF self-assessment forms to evaluate your competencies across the 12 palliative care domains for nurses.
User-friendly, fillable PDF self-assessment forms to evaluate your competencies across the 11 palliative care domains for personal support workers.
This Excel template was designed by the Saskatchewan Health Authority Clinical Integration team to produce a summary analysis of pre and post assessments. Experience with Excel is recommended.
Quotes from Subject Matter Experts on the value of the Competency Framework for education, quality improvement, standardization, and patient care.
VIRTUAL LEARNING SESSIONS
Recording of the virtual learning session featuring team updates on Problem and AIM statements.
Recording of the session featuring discussion on the competency equation, EI Courses and Conversation Guides.
TESTING AND CHANGE TOOLS
A short outline of the testing methods used in the SPRINT Collaborative and the differences between different methods of testing.
A brief on the COM-B model for behavior change, including some change ideas that teams can review for their work, using the lenses of Capabilities, Opportunity, and Motivation.
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE TRAINING COURSES
(Full access to all EI Training Courses coming November 27)
A backgrounder detailing the CHCA EI Training Courses, their intended use, and information on the specific course content.
A diagram of the mapping of the 12 Palliative Care Competency Domains to the EI Skills and Behaviors as reflected in the EI Training Courses.
One page instruction sheet for staff wanting to access the online EI Courses.
Conversation Guides to assist healthcare providers in having compassionate and effective discussions with patients, their caregivers, and families about managing palliative care emergencies at home.
Guides are available in web and print versions and can be customized with the organization logo.
Guides include a conversation checklist for providers; details on the palliative care emergency (including condition, signs, symptoms, and risk factors), and a detachable tool for patients and caregivers, featuring actions and information for their use.
A description of the conversation guides, their development process, the literacy level required for their use, and how they are intended to be used.