End-of-life care for people who spend their final days in a nursing home costs 17 per cent less than for those who die in hospital, according to the study. Photo: SCMP Pictures

In Hong Kong, it’s cheaper to die in a nursing home than a hospital, study finds

NGO studied costs incurred, and time spent in hospitals, by patients who opted to die at one of its homes, and those who died in hospital

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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End-of-life care for people who spend their final days in a nursing home costs 17 per cent less than for those who die in hospital, according to the study. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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