Besides providing hospice service, KHC aims to create public awareness on Hospice and application of spiritual values, particularly Buddhism on death and dying. KHC provides regular hospice volunteer training and Buddhism in Hospice study group session.
Hospice Volunteer Training Courses
There are 2 levels of volunteer training courses:
  1. Basic course aims to introduce principles of hospice care and sharing ways to cultivate positive approaches to change, loss and death.
  2. Intermediate course is for volunteers who have completed basic courses and have been doing hospital visits. It includes practical nursing and communication skills as well as ways to transform one’s kindness and compassion into skillful actions.
The volunteer training courses are conducted by palliative care specialists and senior volunteers both in English and Chinese languages.

Till 2010, we have conducted 25 basic training courses and one intermediate course.
Study Visits
KHC volunteers make study visits to hospice organizations locally and abroad. We had made visits to Dover Park Hospice,Assisi Home & Hospice,Metta Hospice Care and Bright Vision Hospital in Singapore in 2005.
Continuous Professional Development Programme
Home care service teams which consist of doctors, nurses, and trained volunteers meet every Thursday to have case discussion, to share knowledge on clinical management, mainly symptom control and discuss best ways to manage patients of different temperaments and with challenging situations.
Other Educational Activities
KHC doctors and volunteers have been invited to give talks at other NGOs, Buddhist soieties, hospitals and schools, as well as international and national Buddhist conferences.

KHC has also conducted public seminars and workshops such as:
  1. Hospice Public Seminar on 'The Power of the Mind' (2005) and 'The Power of Compassion'(2006)
  2. Dealing with death and dying for the benefit of oneself and others workshops.
If you need our service, please contact:

Tel No: 03 79607424
Fax referral letter to 03-79566442 (Download referral form)

How much is the fees for the services provided?

KHCS services are free of charge.