1 The Comfort Care Concern Group
The Comfort Care Concern Group (CCCG) was a non-profit making charitable organisation. It aims are to promote comfort care to the terminally ill and their families, and well as the bereaved. For Tim and Mrs. Wu, they can join the bereavement group and mutual help activities for the bereaved. CCCG also provides funeral support service and community life and death education.
Through individual and family bereavement counseling, it offers professional individual counselling to the bereaved and their families helping them to relieve their grief and to adapt to a new life. Meanwhile, “Walking with Children” Child Bereavement Counselling can help Tim to articulate, express and manage his grieves of loss of their loved ones.
It makes a thorough assessment of the bereaved children holistically on their psychological and emotional conditions, as well as social and family relations. It helps the bereaved children to establish constructive ways of ventilating grieves providing a favorable environment for the bereaved children.
2 Tung Wah Group of Hospitals – Endless Care Services
Council of Social Service
With the generous support by Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) has launched “Rainbow with KIDS”. NGOS participated to render professional counseling and support services for about 160 children. The project will commence in January 2017 for 1 to 1.5 years.
As Tim bereave his father, he need relieve of psychological stress. This program can enhance his ability to cope with family tragedies and rebuild his confidence and positive mindsets to the future.
The project assesses of service needs for children, having case interview, group counseling and support for children. It addresses children’s emotional needs through counseling and design therapeutic services and training activities
1 Social Welfare Department
The charitable / trust funds administered by the Social Welfare Department provide temporary cash grants for family members who are in financial distress due to death of a breadwinner or lack of fund for burial.
To sum up, nurses who play important roles involved in dying patients and their family. Nurses can use Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring to take care of Mr. Wu and his family during the hospitalization. After Mr. Wu died, Mrs. Wu and her son had some psychological and social problems such as anger and having social withdrawal. Using suitable therapeutic communication skills when communicating with his family can show support for them. When they are facing the psychological and financial problems, health care system and community center in Hong Kong can help them to deal with.