Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario


New BPG available

RNAO is proud to release the best practice guideline (BPG) A Palliative Approach to Care in the Last 12 Months of Life. This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations to nurses and the interprofessional health team who support adults (18 years and older) experiencing the last 12 months of a progressive life-limiting illness. 

The goals of the recommendations are to improve delivery of psychosocial, spiritual and culturally safe care; enhance coordination of care and facilitate supportive work environments.

This BPG is applicable to all practice settings where persons and families require palliative care and end-of-life care services (e.g. acute care, community care, and long-term care). 

Access the guideline online.  

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