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Year 2018
June 2018

Geriatric Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia

19 and 20 Sep 2024

Registration opens mid Jul 2024

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

Please refer to the brochure here.

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

  • Identify patients’ needs
  • Manage 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 (Medical Social Workers, Art and Music Therapists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists) in geriatric and/or palliative care.


Adjunct Associate Professor Allyn Hum Yin Mei
Senior Consultant, Department of Palliative Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Centre Director, The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC)


Dr Joseph Ong Yew Jin
Senior Consultant, Dover Park Hospice


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


Ms Sylvia Lee Ling Ling
Advanced Practice Nurse (Palliative Care), Home Care
Dover Park Hospice



Ms Martha Ng Lee Yen
Principal Medical Social Worker
Head, Social Work and Psychosocial Services, Dover Park Hospice




Ms Koh Tang En
Senior Medical Social Worker
Dover Park Hospice



Dr Ho Peiying Esther
Consultant, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital



Dr Goh Wen Yang
Consultant, Departments of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital




Course fees: $436 per person (including 9% GST)

Please note that subsidies are not applicable for this course.

Dates: 19 and 20 Sep 2024

Time: 9am – 5pm​

Venue: Zoom online platform

For enquiries, please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg.


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


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