Resources for Health Professionals
PACLSAC-II App for Android
A new version of the PACSLAC-II app is available for distribution to health professionals working in long-term care facilities and long-term care facility administrators. The new version contains features such as the ability to summarize and graph scores over time allowing healthcare professionals to monitor pain fluctuations over time and before and after pain management interventions. Score summaries can be printed for inclusion in paper charts and can be exported as pdf files. The app has been investigated in the following two studies:
Long-term care facilities interested in using the PACSLAC-II app, please contact Thomas.Hadjistavropoulos@uregina.ca
Click the link to access the PACLSAC-II App User Manual
PACSLAC-II App Demo
Web-Based Pain Assessment Training for Long-Term
We offer an interactive web-based program (will not work on mobile devices) for clinicians interested in using the program. The program consists of six training modules each of which takes 10-20 minutes to complete and additional practice of using the Pain Assessment Checklist for Seniors with Limited Ability to Communicate (PACSLAC-II). There may be a small per person cost associated with accessing the program to help cover our costs.
Please contact the Centre on Aging and Health for information.
Resources for Researchers
Below you will find a collection of our resources for researchers.
PACSLAC II - Pain Assessment Checklist for Seniors with Limited Ability to Communicate II
Qualified health professionals interested in reproducing the PACSLAC-II for research or clinical practice, may request permission below. Permissions are granted free of charge for non-profit uses.
Links to scientific articles of the PACSLAC scales:
Organizations and websites for caregivers
and patients (Canada)