Advance care planning (ACP) for people with dementia and their family
Developing a volunteer training programme to assess and communicate palliative care needs in community homecare
Survey to gain insight into physicians’ practices and opinions regarding the use of continuous sedation
Psychosocial and Educational Interventions for People with Advanced Cancer and their Informal Caregivers
Need for more data describing, explaining and predicting a desired behavior in timely palliative care initiation
Survey to study Belgian psychiatrists’ stance and practices regarding psychiatric euthanasia
Qualitative study into the views of physicians regarding control measures for palliative sedation
Mapping whether palliative day care meets clients’ needs and has the potential to be economically viable
A cluster-randomized controlled trial on the effects of ACP in general practice for patients with a chronic life-limiting illness
Concerning psychiatric patients, the possibility of euthanasia gives rise to many ethical and juridical concerns regarding the adequate assessment and evaluation of all legal and due care criteria. E.g. the key criterion unbearable psychological suffering is still insufficiently understood. Given this wide range of fundamental concerns, it is striking that the euthanasia practice in psychiatric patients has only been studied superficially.
Improving medication use of nursing home residents with a life-limiting disease: a symptom-driven approach to multidisciplinary medication review
Development, evaluation and implementation of a “Teach the Teacher” training module on “delivering bad news” within the Master-after-Master of Family Medicine, Flanders
Improving quality of life of patients with advanced cancer and their family carers. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of early and systematic integration of palliative care in oncology.