Hospice and Palliative care

I will just come say it up front now to get it out of the way: While most often used by terminally ill cancer patients, the scope of hospice services and palliation in general extends to encompass patients afflicted with various disease in the final stages of their life. It aims to provide holistic care in alleviating patient’s distress and suffering and to maximise their quality of life.

Although the patient is central to our care, the family and care-givers are also included as both providers and recipients of hospice and palliative care. They will be given the training and support for them to function at a level that they are comfortable with, whether at home, in a day care facility or even as ancillary help in an inpatient environment. In turn, they can also avail themselves to the care, support, respite and counselling in this arduous times.

For the uninitiated, you can do no worse then paying a visit to the website of the Singapore Hospice Council. This is a well organized and informative site that give you details of the organizations that provide hospice and palliative care as well as advice for end-of-life issues.

You can also go here directly to the various organizations. Some of these institutions are dedicated hospices (often in partnership with a community hospital) or they maybe integrated directly into a community hospital or nursing home structure.

Assisi Hospice       Assisi Hospice

We dedicate ourselves to the care of adults and children with life limiting illnesses. In an environment of compassionate and holistic care, we understand the challenges faced by our patients. We are here for all, regardless of financial status, age, race & religion, respecting their faith, culture & values.

logo BVH      Bright Vision Hospital

 

 

Bright Vision Hospital is a 302 bed community hospital supported by the Ministry of Health. We are a fully integrated hospital offering holistic and quality care, especially to the needy, the sick, and the elderly, regardless of race or religion. BVH’s Palliative Care service provides in-depth assessment and management of patients with advanced terminal illnesses. We are supported by a team of trained therapists and caregivers, who are trained and devoted to providing relief and counseling to patients and their families.

logo DVH       Dover Park Hospice

 

 

 

 

Dover Park Hospice (DPH) was founded as a non-profit, secular organization to meet the needs of the terminally ill patients in Singapore. It is open to patients of every race, religion, age and financial means. DPH is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of all patients in the last steps of life’s journey.

       Hospice Care Association

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