Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

List of Available Resource

P.I.E.C.E.S “Putting the P.I.E.C.E.S. Together” stands for Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Capabilities, Environment and Social, and are the cornerstones of the philosophy and care of the P.I.E.C.E.S. learning initiative. The PIECES website has a resource centre that provides ongoing learning resources such as videos and learning packages on how to administer and score the Mini Mental Status Examination and how to use the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia.

Regional Geriatric Programs Regional Geriatric Programs (RGPs) provide a comprehensive network of specialized geriatric services which assess and treat functional, medical and psychosocial aspects of illness and disability in older adults who have multiple and complex needs. Their website provides clinical and learning resources on topics such as delirium, dementia and depression.