Since October 2008, The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society Jockey Club Cancer Rehabilitation Centre [HKACS JCCRC] has been providing residential care services to meet with the diverse needs of cancer patients during their arduous cancer journey. It is a 91 bed nursing/convalescence home registered with the Department of Health, and is operated on a self-financing but not-for-profit basis.

Charity Bed Programme
Thanks to the generosity of some benevolent individuals & organizations in Hong Kong; we have received some donation to cover the operating costs for us to provide charity bed services to financially disadvantaged cancer patients who can be benefitted from staying at our JCCRC, may it be for post-operative convalescence/rehabilitation, or short term respite care, or palliative care for the last few weeks on earth.

Who Can Apply?
Cancer patients whose Annual Disposable Financial Resources (ADFR) is at $200,000 or below can apply our Charity Bed Programme. A $100 per day nominal charge is applicable, waived for patients on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme.

Cancer patients whose ADFR is more than $200,000 but below $1,000,000 can apply our Charity Bed Copayment Scheme with a 60% to 80% subsidy on accommodation fee. All other charges, e.g. nursing dependency level charge and itemized charges, would be paid by the patient at original price.

Cancer patients in need of the followings can apply:


  1. For Convalescence or Rehabilitation: Cancer patients who just have surgery done, going to be discharged from HA hospitals but yet feel that physically or circumstantially not able to cope with at home.
  2. For Respite Care: Cancer patients who are being cared for by a carer at home and the carer needs a break.
  3. For Terminal Palliative Care: Cancer patients who are at the last 2-4 weeks of their life.
Duration of stay will be granted by our vetting panel according to individual patient’s situation.

How to Apply?
  1. We accept financial assessment of the applicant completed by any medical social workers of any HA hospitals.
  2. Patients who do not get access to medical social workers can be referred to us by any medical practitioners in Hong Kong and have the financial assessment conducted by our in-house registered social worker.
  3. All properly completed applications would be vetted by our Betterment Fund Committee vetting panel. Patients and/or designated family member would be notified in 7 days or less.
We welcome all medical practitioners in Hong Kong to inform relevant patients of this charity service. HKACS also offers "Project Wish" (for terminally ill cancer patients) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Charity Program. From 1 March, 2013 onwards, we have also extended our Charity Bed Program to non-cancer Palliative /End-of Life patients.

For further enquiries, please contact our Patient Relations Officer at 3921 3888 during weekday office hours, or email to jccrc@hkacs.org.hk.

SK Yee Medical Foundation Sponsored Palliative / End-of-Life Care Beds at The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society Jockey Club Cancer Rehabilitation Centre

S.K. Yee Medical Foundation is a charitable trust which was established by the late General S.K. Yee in 1983. One of its major objectives is to support charitable institutions or associations providing medical services for the sick and poor.

Commencing from March 2013, the SK Yee Medical Foundation has kindly sponsored 12 residential palliative / end-of-life care beds at the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society Jockey Club Cancer Rehabilitation Centre (JCCRC). This service is extended to both cancer and non-cancer patients of limited financial resources.

Qualified patients would be taken care of by JCCRC team of professional staff including Resident Doctor, Nurses, Physiotherapist, Pharmacist, Social Worker, Spiritual Care Worker and more. We aim at providing the best possible care so that patients can spend their last days on earth in optimal comfort and dignity, surrounded by family members. Patients passing away in JCCRC can also be granted our mortuary service for 2-3 weeks. For details, please contact our Patient Relations Officer at 3921 3888 during weekday office hours, or email to jccrc@hkacs.org.hk.