Palliative Approach to Dementia Care

Palliative Approach to Dementia Care aims to provide learners with an understanding of how persons living with dementia can be supported with a palliative care approach relating to their physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs.

Course Outline

  • Appreciate the importance of Palliative Care approach in dementia care
  • Identify symptoms associated with End of Life (EOL)
  • Identify ways to manage symptoms associated with EOL
  • Recognize cultural and religious differences associated with death and dying

This course is one of the 5 modular courses that can be stacked to attain a “Certificate of Accomplishment” in Foundations of Person-Centred Dementia Care. Refer to the roadmap for all the other modular courses below.

Learners can choose to register for individual modular courses that meet the immediate needs at their own pace, and a “Certificate of Performance” will be issued upon the successful completion of each course.

Course Details

Date 19 Jul 2023 (register by 5 Jul)
4 Oct 2023 (register by 20 Sep)
Time Course: 9am – 12.30pm
Assessment: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Venue Dementia Singapore Academy
20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02, BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914
Fees $172.80 (incl. GST)
Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/PRs and 45% for Work Permit Holders working in eligible community care organisations.

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At the end of the course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment in class.

Who Should Attend

Support care staff, health and social practitioner who have no prior training in dementia, ancillary staff, corporate service staff and volunteers who would like to be equipped with a basic understanding of how to care for people living with dementia in a variety of settings including the family home, centre-based services, and residential care facilities.

Application Procedure


Ms Stansy Stephen is a qualified Registered Nurse with over 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Derby and is the Valedictorian of her batch. She attained the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and has a Graduate Diploma in Training and Development. She is also trained as a certified Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator. Stansy has been actively involved in community outreach programmes in dementia care and public education on dementia awareness, including raising dementia awareness among seniors and their caregivers in home care. She has conducted various training and workshops for healthcare professionals, family caregivers and the various community partners, including development of curriculum in the respective areas.


For enquiry, please email us at [email protected].

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