Here is a list of RPACE Resources all in one place.
Clinical Frailty Scale
Dementia Roadmap for Clinicians
A guide for clinicians to identify where someone with dementia is in their stage of disease progression and what to expect in the future.
Dementia Roadmap for Families
A guide for families on what to expect as dementia progresses over time.
Serious Illness Conversation Guide
Coastal 4-Question Framework
EPAIRS 4-Question Framework
Clinician Reference Guide for the Serious Illness Conversation Guide
This is a guide that provides strategies for managing strong emotions, sharing prognosis, or navigating other difficult situations that may arise.
What Matters Most to Me Worksheet
This document allows individuals to consider their values and beliefs before having a Serious Illness Conversation with a health care provider. This worksheet is available in several languages. See the Translations page.
Family Communication Guide
This booklet provides support to patients who will be having conversations about what matters most to them with their loved ones.
Translations - See the Translations page for translated materials available.
See the Documentation page for examples.
SICG for use with Substitute Decision Makers
Ariadne Labs website
There are many additional resources available to support the Serious Illness Conversation Guide
BC's Ministry of Health Advance Care Planning (My Voice)
BC's Speak Up Interactive Workbook
Ariadne Labs Demonstration
Visit the Advance care planning website
BMJ: Palliative Care from Diagnosis to Death
Dr. Steven Pantilat (palliative care physician): Life after the diagnosis—Expert advice on living well with a serious illness
Dr. Zara Cooper (emergency surgeon) How doctors tell patients they’re dying: Being Mortal
Pallium: Palliative Care early is better than palliative care late
Palliative Care: You are a Bridge (the concept that Palliative Care can be an added support alongside treatment)
Palliative Care PSA: We are the fire department, we are not the fire
Benefits of an Early Palliative Approach
Mike's Story and John's Story Watch the video.
Ted Talk - What Matters to Me: A New Vital Sign. Watch the video.
The impact of advance care planning on end of life care in elderly patients: randomized controlled trial
Associations Between End-of-Life Discussions, Patient Mental Health, Medical Care Near Death, and Caregiver Bereavement Adjustment
What really matters in end of life discussions? Perspectives of patients in hospital with serious illness and their families
Communication about Serious Illness Care Goals: A Review and Synthesis of Best Practices
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