In Honk Kong Government launches project to help elderly face death with dignity

Chan said all the medical institutions involved in the project would provide care services at 24 government-funded elderly centres in Kowloon and patients' homes.

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Honk Kong launches project to help elderly face death with dignity

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club said it had launched a project for the elderly and terminally-ill to spend their last days at home or in a care centre, rather than in hospital environment.

Cecilia Chan, the Project Manager, said on Friday in Hong Kong that the project was designed to provide dignity to patients in their last days.

She said that under the project, services would be provided for 1,400 patients over three years.

Chan said all the medical institutions involved in the project would provide care services at 24 government-funded elderly centres in Kowloon and patients' homes.

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