Enhanced Home and Community Care Services (Eastern District)

Tel: 2967 0966
Fax: 2967 0976
Address: 9/F., Fong Shu Chuen Social Service Building., 6 Po Man Street, Shaukeiwan, Hong Kong
Service Hours: Monday to Saturday : 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
(Close Sundays and Public Holidays)
Email: ehccsed@tungwah.org.hk
District: Eastern


History

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Enhanced Home and Community Care Services (Eastern District) received subsidy from Social Welfare Department in March 2001 and commenced operation in April 2001. It provides alternatives apart from placement at residential homes for frail elders to continue living in the community with comfort and dignity while receiving a wide range of home care services.

Objective

  • To provide comprehensive day care and community care services on a sustained basis to enable elders living in Hong Kong Eastern District to continue to live at home and to maintain their maximum level of functioning. At the same time, support service is provided to their caregivers.

Service Recipients

  • Living in Eastern District
  • Aged 65 or above. Those aged between 60-64 with proven needs can also apply.
  • Elders assessed to be of moderate or severe level of impairment through the application of Standardized Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services, and have need for a comprehensive package of home care and community support services