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Year 2018
June 2018

Geriatric Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia

20 May 2021 - 21 May 2021

Please register by 5 May 2021


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The two-day course aims to develop participants’ theoretical and practical knowledge in delivering competent, evidence-informed palliative care in advanced dementia.


At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify patients’ needs
  • Management of Symptom Issues
  • Provide for continuity of care
  • Prognosticate reasonably
  • Carry out end-of-life discussions with patients and caregivers
  • Provide support to caregivers

Doctors, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Case Managers and Allied Health Professionals (Social Workers, Art and Music Therapists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists) in geriatric and/or palliative care. Allied Health Professionals.

Adjunct Associate Professor Allyn Hum Yin Mei
Senior Consultant Geriatrician, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Programme Director of Programme Dignity, Dover Park Hospice
Centre Director, The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC)

Dr Joseph Ong Yew Jin
Senior Consultant, Dover Park Hospice
Deputy Director (Education), The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC)

Dr Noorhazlina Bte Ali
Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

APN Sylvia Lee
Advanced Practice Nurse, Dover Park Hospice (Home Care)




Ms Martha Ng Lee Yen
Acting Head
Social Work and Psychosocial Services
Dover Park Hospice



Dr Lee Hsien Xiong Raphael
Associate Consultant
Department of Geriatric Medicine
Woodlands Health Campus



Dr Ho Peiying Esther
Associate Consultant
Centre for Geriatric Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Course fees: SGD 320 per person (before GST)

Dates: 20 and 21 May 2021
Time: 9am – 5pm​
Venue: Online Zoom platform

Following this run, please note that the next run will be on 9 and 10 Sep 2021 tentatively.

Please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg to register, by 5 May 2021.

Please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg for any queries.

Dates: 15 and 16 November 2018
Venue: Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine


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