Click on the videos below to get a better understanding on palliative care and end-of-life matters.
In conjunction with the World Mental Health Day in October 2019, The Very Quiet Studio organised two interfaith forums on A Smooth Departure and Grief-Separation as part of their “Older but Wiser” forum series. The forums bring wisdom, peace and compassion in acknowledging how individuals would feel when they have to leave or be separated. (For Chinese Translations, click the “i” button in the video.)
Sr Geraldine Tan
Executive Director, St. Joseph’s Home, Catholic Welfare Services
The Catholic view of what it means to have a “smooth death”. Sr Geraldine says “In all religions, there is love but love, in itself, has no religion. It is an outreach of goodness and care.”
Adjunct Assistant Professor Neo Han Yee
Deputy Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Palliative Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Organising Committee Chair, SPCC 2020
Sharing his experiences in treating patients with life-threatening illness and the importance of planning for end-of-life care. Dr Neo emphasised the need and value in doing Advance Care Planning and Lasting Power of Attorney.
Ms Chee Wai Yee
Senior Director, Grief Matters, Monfort Care
Programme Director, Singapore Hospice Council
A local study undertaken by the Singapore Hospice Council was done to examine the needs of the bereaved and how their grief had been supported. When should grief support start?