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End-of-Life Care Research Group at the 12th World Research Congress of the EAPC

  • April 29, 2022

The 12th World Research Congress of the EAPC takes place from 18-20 May 2022 via interactive online sessions.
Please find below the list of the activities of the End-of-Life Care Research Group. Times in Central European Time (CET).

Prof. Kenneth Chambaere is one of the scientific committee members. 



Oral Presentations

Wednesday 18th May 2022

18:00 – 18:50 Oral Abstract Session: End-of-life and Ethics
OA04:05: What are Patients’ Motives for Requesting Euthanasia? A CrossSectional Survey among Attending Physicians by Stijn Vissers, Belgium


Thursday 19th May 2022

10.00 – 10.50 Plenary (PL02)
The Role of Big Data in Palliative Care Research by Joachim Cohen, Belgium

15:00 – 15:50 EAPC Researcher Awards
Post-Doctoral Awards: INV15: A Child is Not a Small Adult: Challenges and Opportunities of Integrating Knowledge of Adult Palliative Care Research in Pediatric Palliative Care Research by Kim Beernaert, Belgium

17:00 – 17:50 Oral Abstract Session: Primary Care
OA07:02: Primary Care Provision at the End of Life in Cancer: Care Provision, Continuity and Associations with Hospital Service Usage and Quality Indicators of End of Life Care by Matthew Grant, Australia


Friday 20th May 2022

11:00 – 11:50 Oral Abstract Session: Paediatric Palliative Care: Quality, Measurement and Relationships
OA11:02: Quality of End-of-Life Care in Children with Neurological Conditions in Belgium: A Population-Level Evaluation Using Face-Validated Quality Indicators by Veerle Piette, Belgium



Title: Do Cancer Centres Routinely Assess Patients’ Quality of Life– And if So, How and for What Purpose?: A Cross-Sectional Study in the Cancer Centre Network of the European Palliative Care Research Centre
Abstract number: P02:09
Authors: R. Miranda, L. Deliens, S. Kaasa, C. Zimmermann, G. Rodin, T. Lundeby, L. Robijn, I. Houbracken, K. Beernaert

Title: Timely Short-Term Specialized Palliative Care For Older People With Frailty and Their Family in Primary Care: Easier Said Than Done
Abstract number: P02:27
Authors: K. de Nooijer, L. Pivodic, N. Van Den Noortgate, P. Pype, L. Van den Block

Title: Developing an advance care planning website for people with dementia and their family caregivers: results of a focus group study on user perspectives
Abstract number: P03:38
Authors: C. Dupont, T. Smets, F. Monnet, L. Pivodic, A. De Vleminck, C. Van Audenhove, L. Van den Block

Title: Engagement in Advance Care Planning (ACP) Of Patients With Chronic, Life-Limiting Illness in the General Practice Setting: Baseline Findings From a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
Abstract number: P03:40
Authors: J. Stevens, R. Miranda, L. Deliens, P. Pype, A. De Vleminck, K. Pardon

Title: Estimating the Size and Describing the Characteristics of Family Caregiving for People With Serious Illness: A Population-Based Survey
Abstract number: P03:54
Authors: V. Van Goethem, S. Dierickx, L. Deliens, A. De Vleminck, L. Lapeire, J.

Title: Researching Compassionate Communities From an Interdisciplinary Perspective: Development of a Research Framework
Abstract number: P04:15
Authors: S. Vanderstichelen, S. Dury, J. Cohen, K. Chambaere, L. Deliens, L. De Donder

Title: Understanding the Role and Deployment of Volunteers Within Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services as They Have Adjusted to the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Multi-National EAPC Survey
Abstract number: P04:29
Authors: C. Walshe, L. Pawłowski, S. Shedel, S. Vanderstichelen, M.J Bloomer, A. Goossensen, J.T Limonero, K.S. Stoelen, C. Caraffa, L. Pelttari, R. Scott

Title: Maintaining Quality of Palliative Care in a Global Pandemic:
Experiences of Health Care Professionals From 14 Countries During
the COVID-19 Pandemic (the CO-LIVE Study)
Abstract number: P05:17
Authors: M. van der Ham, A. van der Heide, A. Goossensen, B. OnwuteakaPhilipsen, C. Mayland, D. Haugen, L. van den Block, S. Mason, V. Tripodoro, I. Korfage

Understanding Future Planning for Volunteering After the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Multi-National EAPC Survey
Abstract number: P05:21
Authors: C. Walshe, L. Pawłowski, S. Shedel, S. Vanderstichelen, M. Bloomer, A. Goossensen, J.T. Limonero, K. Sanglid Stoelen, C. Caraffa, L. Pelttari, R. Scott

Uncovering the Daily Experiences of People Living With Advanced Cancer: The Development and Validation of an Experience Sampling Questionnaire
Abstract number: P06:14
Authors: J. Geeraerts, L. Pivodic, M. De Ridder, L. Van den Block