Clinical Tools

Clinical Tools for Professionals

Victoria Hospice offers the following useful clinical tools to help healthcare professionals in their assessment or treatment of patients facing advancing illness, death or bereavement.

Palliative Performance Scale

The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) and Bowel Performance Scale have been validated, while the others should be considered ‘working forms.’

Register for the learning module, “Putting the Palliative Performance Scale into Practice”.

Reprint and Use of Clinical Tools

If you wish to use any of these tools, please fill the Reprint and Use Permissions Request Form linked below that applies to you. Copyright requests may take up to two to four weeks to process. Please contact us if you have any questions.

EX. healthcare provider, a patient or a not-for-profit organization

For all other requests including tools for electronic medical records, educational presentations or translations

Other Clinical Tools

Bowel Performance Scale
Psychosocial Assessment Tool
Respiratory Congestion Scale
10 Steps to Better Prognostication
Relationship Management
“Forget Me Not”: Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia


Contact us to learn more about Education and Research at Victoria Hospice.