Needs Assessment
Writing A Business Plan
Delivery Models
Inter-Disciplinary Team
Program Operations
Quality Assessment

All documents for Needs Assessment

Additional Resources

Session C: Financing a Palliative Care Program

Session D: Developing a Financial Plan

CAPC Marketing Tool: How to Promote Palliative Care at Your Hospital

Web Usability Survey
We want your input! This document is designed to get feedback regarding how easy our site (www.capc.org) is to use.

Physician's Survey: a Needs Assessment Tool to Build Support
This downloadable survey is designed for leadership to distribute within their institution. It can be used as a marketing tool to help assess attitudes, educate colleagues, solicit input and build a strong case for creating a palliative care program.

Palliative Care in Hospitals: Making the Case
A CAPC Management Training Seminar
February, 2002 Tampa, FL
PowerPoint Presentation

Defining Objectives (session 1 worksheet 1)
From a list of Possible Palliative Care Program Objectives, the user of this worksheet will be able to rank their objectives and that of their institution.

Identifying Stakeholders (session 1 worksheet 2)
Creating an array that broadly identifies people who may be stakeholders is an important step in developing a program design, an approval strategy, and an implementation strategy. The above sheets focus on a “first cut” to help identify players.

Drafting your “dream teams” (session 1 worksheet 3)
Planning for Structure: Committees and Workgroups. This 3 page form builds upon the Identifying Stakeholders worksheet by asking the user to identify appropriate people for a Steering Committee, a Design Workgroup and a Proposed Team.

Positioning Palliative Care to meet Organizational Needs (session 2 worksheet 2)
a 1 page form which builds upon the topical areas of worksheet 1 by looking at a palliative care program's potential contributions.

Summary Program Assessment (Session 3)
Summary questionaire to assess the goals, scale, needs, type, obstacles, measurements of success, Roles and Responsibilities of a palliative care program.

Making the Case for a Palliative Care Program
Gathering Supportive Data
A CAPC Fall Forum 2000 Workshop
Audio Presentation

Community Yardstick
Supportive Care of the Dying

Personnel Performance Evaluation:
Standards for all professionals who provide End Of Life Care

Toolkit of Instruments to Measure Care at the End of Life
An authoritative bibliography of instruments to measure the quality of care and quality of life for dying patients and their families.