Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care

Audit report stated the income and expense of programs, fundraising and administrative clearly
Major source of income was fundraising income
Fair fundraising efficiency
Cost of raising every $100 was about $36
Fund raising expense was about 21% of total expenditure
Project expense, salaries and administrative expenses were about 47%, 11% and 8%
Project expense were mainly front line staff cost (90%)
Services include hospice and palliative care and bereavement support
Designated funds (HSBC, Lee Hysan, TUYF, Chinese Permanent Cemeteries) were not shown under Income Statement, but were shown under Balance Sheet
Designated funds maybe operated and managed separately
Income and expenditure of designated fund during the year were about $2.4million and $1.7million
Recorded a deficit
Cash in hand can support operation for about 24 months
Annual report stated that it provided key end-of-life care training to about 2,271 front line caring workers employed by hospital and caring centers
Grief and Bereavement service severed about 3,000 people time during the year
Life & Death Education Exhibition severed about 5,000 people time
More service details can refer to the annual report of the charity

核查日期:Nov. 3, 2018

Fund Needs
Fund-raising efficiency
Fund-raising expenses
Project expense
Staff salaries
Administrative expenses


To pay attention to the deficit
To consider to put some cash into low risk investment against inflation
To share fund raising experiences with other organizations

Charity Information

First provided in-home care for people with life-limiting diseases when it was established in 1986.</br> In 1992, they set up the first freestanding hospice, the Bradbury Hospice and handed over to the Hospital Authority after operation for 3 years.</br> In 1997, they established the first bereavement counseling and resources centre in Hong Kong. </br> They now also conduct end-of-life care training to the frontline healthcare workers and personal care workers and organise life and death education in the community.


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