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Help dementia patients live – and die – with dignity

Dr. Allyn Hum, is a Senior Consultant who oversees the Programme Dignity for Advanced Demetia, a pilot programme funded by Temasek-Cares, at Dover Park Hospice. She is also a senior consultant geriatrician and Palliative Care physician at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).

Just this past Tuesday, 5 July 2016, her article, "Help dementia patients live – and die – with dignity" was published on Section A20, in The Straits Times.

In this article, Dr. Hum wrote that "by 2030, 80,000 Singaporeans are expected to have the disease [Dementia]. Many suffer in silence amid poor quality of life. Palliative care in advanced dementia can help."

Find out more crucial details about Dementia, individuals who suffer from this debilitating illness, and what should people know about taking care of loved ones who suffer from dementia, please click HERE.