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Learn@HCA #12: The Last 3 Days

A session by Ms Tan Ching Yee, 2.00pm - 3:30pm, HCA Auditorium, 12 Jalan Tan Tock Seng

22 September 2018

Light refreshments will be served after the talk.

What would encountering death look like? What should I expect and how should I respond? In this session, we will share with you the physical and emotional signs and symptoms of death. 

Whether you are a patient, caregiver, donor, volunteer, or simply want to find out more about this topic, sign up for this talk today.

About the speakers

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in social work, rehabilitation counselling and palliative care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the restructured hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to social workers and counsellors.

Dr Dennis Dignadice has been a resident physician at HCA Hospice Care for 12 years. His special interest is in the spiritual care of the dying. He organises and trains "Vigil Angels", a special volunteer team that takes care of patients in the last few days of their life. 

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling and Palliative Care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the Restructured Hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to Social Workers and Counsellors.

Ms Jacqueline Ang has been supporting hospice work since 2006 at different capacity. Engaging the community of young carers to more recent years clinical practice as a social worker. Her personal walk with loved one living with cancer at age 15 and death of a significant loved ones in most recent years.  She brings with her personal anecdotal and professional observations in this very vulnerable & poignant phase of life that we will cross one day. 

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling and Palliative Care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the Restructured Hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to Social Workers and Counsellors.

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling and Palliative Care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the Restructured Hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to Social Workers and Counsellors.

Ms Jacqueline Ang has been supporting hospice work since 2006 at different capacity. Engaging the community of young carers to more recent years clinical practice as a social worker. Her personal walk with loved one living with cancer at age 15 and death of a significant loved ones in most recent years.  She brings with her personal anecdotal and professional observations in this very vulnerable & poignant phase of life that we will cross one day. 

 

Register for this free session now!

Registration closes 20 September 2018.

Enquiries may be directed to Kai Ling at kailingL@hcahospicecare.org.sg or 6891 9535.