Enhanced Home and Community Care Services (Sham Shui Po)

Tel: 2708 2998
Fax: 2708 7033
Address: Unit D, 15/F, Kings Tower, 111 King Lam Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon
Service Hours: Monday to Saturday: 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
(Close on Sunday and Public Holidays)
Email: ehccsssp@tungwah.org.hk
District: Sham Shui Po


History

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Enhanced Home and Community Care Services (Kowloon City/Yau Tsim Mong/Shamshuipo) received subsidy from Social Welfare Department in October 2008 and commenced operation in December 2008. 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.

The Social Welfare Department has regularised the Enhanced Home and Community Services from September 2020. The Centre, renamed as Enhanced Home and Community Services (Sham Shui Po), provides home care services for the elderly living in Sham Shui Po District.

Objective

Enhanced Home and Community Care Services adopts an integrated mode of services to meet the nursing and personal care needs of frail elders with the aims of enabling them to age at home, maintaining their maximum level of functioning and providing support to carers in order to strengthen family cohesion.

Service Recipients

  • Living in Sham Shui Po 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
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