Care Protocols

Nursing care protocols define evidence-informed processes for specific care needs.

These open-source resources are intended for critical review by regulated nursing professionals, and are not intended to provide medical advice. All resources may be downloaded and shared freely, with attribution, and are licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 (CC BY-SA 4.0) international license.**

Community & Home Settings


Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations
Post-Encampment Health Assessments (PEHA)

Nursing protocol for completion of Post-Encampment Health Assessments by an RN assessor, Version 1

(Published December 18, 2023)

Under Development: (various stages of development)

  • Dementia-friendly care for altered sleep-wake cycles (nocturnal agitation)
  • Managing social exclusion provoked by fatigue and other disabling conditions
  • Motivational interviewing (MI) enhanced harm reduction practice

Supportive Living and Long Term Care (SL/LTC) Facilities


Currently under development.

Policy and Practice Support

Prior to implementation, nursing care protocols require policy and practice support to ensure care is appropriate for the specific practice setting. Organizations seeking practice advice, consultation and/or customized resources are welcome to contact nursing@consortiacare.ca to discuss their needs with our leadership team.

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