Dover Park Day Care

Dover Park Day Care provides individualised social and therapy-based care to patients diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses through a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, medical social workers, music, art and rehabilitation therapists.

Our programme focuses on the wellbeing of patients who are often socially isolated due to their illnesses, and provides caregiver engagement and respite as they play a pivotal role in the care ecosystem.

Therapist-led Activities

  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy

Volunteer-led Activities

  • Karaoke
  • Board games
  • Card games
  • Gardening
  • Art & Crafts
  • Mahjong
  • Weekly “Project Lim Kopi” where patients can enjoy local kopitiam delights such as coffee, tea and toasts

Admission Criteria

  • Diagnosis of advanced illnesses prognosis of less than 1 year
  • Diagnosis include cancers and non-cancers
  • Symptoms controlled and functionally able to tolerate transfer to day care
  • Care needs (physical, therapy or social-based) can be met in hospice day care
  • Able to give consent or have proxy decision makers to consent for day care (if patient is unable to give consent)


  • Fully-funded