Haven of Hope Sister Annie Skau Holistic Care Centre (SASHCC) has 100 beds. It is purposely designed to provide holistic care for the frail elders, chronically ill and patients with late stage cancer with an integrated approach in medical service and spiritual ministry. Through a quality medical and nursing team, state of the art care facilities and a tranquil environment, the Centre aims at bringing comfort, dignity and peace to the residents in face of physical illnesses and even death.

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Characteristics
An Option Outside Hospitals

The six-storey Holistic Care Centre covers an area of 3,600m2 and is operated on a not-for-profit, self-financing model. Other than the two spacious clinical floors, the Centre is also well equipped with a beautiful roof garden, integrated rehabilitation centre, patient activity centre, music therapy room, art therapy room, chapel and last office facility. The service characteristics are as follows:

  1. 24-hour Specialist-led Medical and Nursing Care
    A multi-disciplinary health-care team led by specialist Geriatrics and Palliative Care physicians and nurses provides 24-hour medical and nursing care and comprehensive assessment for patients. The residents could receive timely, effective and quality medical care and symptom control with daily ward rounds by the doctors. This will help to minimize unnecessary transfer to A & E Department and acute hospitals. Patients could have the choice and security to receive holistic care at the Centre to the end of their journeys on earth.
  2. High Grade Medical Care Facility
    The medical care facility and equipments are adequate for many special medical and nursing procedures, including intravenous infusion and continuous subcutaneous analgesia management, central venous catheters care, parenteral nutrition, peritoneal dialysis, pleural and abdominal tapping, tracheotomy care, high flow oxygen and non-invasive ventilation etc.
  3. Psychosocial & Spiritual Care
    Weekly worship for the residents in the wards and monthly Holy Communion service. The full time chaplains, together with social worker, psychological counselor and the team of dedicated nursing staff provide in depth psychosocial and spiritual care through a Christ-Centred model. The aim is to help people to encounter God and experience inner healing and spiritual renewal.
  4. Respecting the Choices of Residents and Their Families
    The caring team pays much attention to good communication with the residents and respects their treatment choices. We work closely together with the family members to tailor-make a holistic care plan including both outdoor and indoor activities for each individual resident to improve his / her quality of life.
  5. Tranquil Environment
    Every floor has its own podium garden. Beautiful natural environment and ample garden facilities together with a peaceful and warm atmosphere facilitates the residents to enjoy nature and draw near to the Creator God.
  6. Home-like Feelings
    All room facilities are equipped with bathroom, TV, refrigerator, closet and broadband internet access. There are different levels of accommodation from general (4 beds) to private room and even a family suite for clients’ choice.
The total capital cost of the Centre is approximately HK$63million. It is most grateful for the generous support of the Board of Management of the Chinese Permanent Cemeteries and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust for the grant of HK$30million and HK$20.8million respectively.