Institute of Ageing - Life-sustaining treatment Institute of Ageing
Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project

JCECC Capacity Building and Education Programmes on End-of-Life Care


Casebook on Ethical Decision-Making in End-of-Life Care
of Older Adults




Life-sustaining treatment

  • Case: Mr Lau

    Conflict between team members

  • Case: Mr Ip

    Withholding antibiotics at the end of life

  • Case: Mr Chau

  • Case: Mrs Tsang

    Filial piety in end of life care decisions

  • Case: Mr Chan

  • Case: Mrs Wong

    ICU triage for patient with advanced cancer

  • Case: Mrs Leung

    Miscommunication with family in advance care planning