Palliative, End of Life and Bereavement Care

by Hong Kong Cancer Fund
Palliative, End of Life and Bereavement Care

Summary

Learning that you, or a loved one, have advanced cancer can make you feel frightened and distressed. Being prepared to deal with what can happen toward the end of life can enable you to get the support and care you need so that you can have the very best quality of life possible. We are a team of professionals: clinical psychologist, oncology nurses, social workers, dieticians and art therapists who provide the needed support to both the cancer patient and their family members.

$50,000
total goal
$49,225
remaining
3
donors
0
monthly donors
6
months

Challenge

According to the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, over 14,500 people lost their lives to cancer in 2018. Facing a life-threatening illness exacts a heavy emotional toll on the person with cancer and their loved ones. Some people might feel shock or fear. They might feel guilty about being a burden or worry about how their death will affect loved ones left behind. This is an emotionally challenging time, and touch topic in Hong Kong , these issues must be addressed.

Solution

To help those in bereavement and anyone facing end-of-life issues, the Cancer Fund has a team of professionals that include: clinical psychologist, oncology nurses, social workers, dieticians and art therapists who provide the much needed support to both the cancer patient and their family members. We provide free one-on-one counselling, workshops and programmes to help navigate this stressful and anxious time.

Long-Term Impact

The programmes will help patients and their caregivers recognize their anticipatory grief, facilitate the continuing bonds of the families and reduce their separation anxiety when coping with the loss. Our bereavement support services are available for anyone to discuss practical and emotional concerns, receive care and emotional support from our professional team. For cases need intensive individual counseling, our clinical psychologist or art therapist will be in charge.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Organization Information

Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Location: Hong Kong, n/a - China-Hong Kong SAR
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @HK_CancerFund
Project Leader:
HKCF Marketing Team
Hong Kong, n/a China-Hong Kong SAR
$775 raised of $50,000 goal
 
3 donations
$49,225 to go
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