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.’

Click here to find out more about our online course regarding the use of the PPS.

Reprint and Use of Clinical Tools

If you wish to use any of these tools, please fill out our: Reprint and Use Permissions Request Form. Please note that copyright requests could take up to 30 days to process.

If you have any questions please email Brittany Clark.

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



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