Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia Patients (中大建议以舒缓性手法护理末期脑退化症患者的吞咽困难)

Countries: 
Hong Kong
Implemented by: 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Type of Implementer(s): 
Academic Institution
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
Description: 

In feeding advanced dementia patients, The Chinese University of Hong Kong proposes using the palliative care approach, such as hand feeding, instead of the common tube feeding in order to reduce the suffering of older persons with swallowing problems.