Findings from a three-year pilot palliative home care programme for advanced dementia patients showed all-round improvements in their quality of life, coupled with a lower utilisation of acute healthcare services. Temasek Foundation Cares – Programme Dignity is the first-of-its-kind programme in Singapore catered specifically for end stage dementia patients. This programme is a collaboration between Temasek Foundation Cares, Dover Park Hospice and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. It was funded by Temasek Foundation Cares on a grant of $1.5 million. Results of care for 3311 patients were tracked from 2014 to 2017.
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