Singapore’s population is ageing, with a rising incidence and prevalence of serious life-limiting illnesses such as cancer, end-organ failures advanced dementia and late frailty.. Concurrently, survival is also lengthening with advances in medical science and a rapidly increasing armamentarium of treatment options. There is consequently an ever increasing number of patients with serious illnesses, who may have a high burden of physical and psychological issues, and caregiver needs. The overall aim of supportive and palliative care research is to improve the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses and their families, through research into models of care and interventions which can address their needs.
Our specific aims are to develop:
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