Dying well in a metropolitan area. Study of the care at the end of life and the place of death in Brussels Capital Region

Project Details


Ageing of the population, epidemiological changes, and a growing concern about the strongly medicalized treatment of patients at the end of life have increased the attention to quality end of life care.

For Brussels Captital region, research about the quality of dying is hitherto missing. However, there is a clear need to evaluate the care and the medical decisions at the end of life. This research project aims to collect the necessary epidemiological information.
Effective start/end date1/01/0631/12/08


  • place of death
  • medische beslissingen
  • Zorg aan het levenseinde
  • palliative care
  • end-of-life decisions

Flemish discipline codes in use since 2023

  • Health sciences
  • Philosophy, ethics and religious studies
  • Basic sciences


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