Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society

Volume 11 Number 1, January 2002

A breakthrough in the end-of-life care in a nursing home in Hong Kong

WWC Chu, ACT Leung, KS Chan, YM Wu, DMY Leung

The first documented case about a 67-year-old lady with terminal illness received End-of-Life Care during the last year of life in a 250-bed nursing home in Hong Kong is reported. There are benefits and difficulties in implementing such service. The clinical, legal and administrative aspects, together with the limitation and progress of the care are also discussed. (J HK Geriatr Soc 2002; 11:36-39)

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