Ma Hing Chou Home for the Elderly

Tel: 2691 9363
Fax: 2608 1412
Address: 5/F, Fook Hoi House, Lek Yuen Estate, Shatin, N.T.
Service Hours: 24 hours in service
Email: mhche@tungwah.org.hk
District: Shatin


History

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Ma Hing Chou Home for the Elderly was established in November 1976. In recognition of a generous donation of $300,000 from Mr. Michael Ma, Mr. Maximilian Ma and Mr. Lawrence Ma towards the Community Services Development Fund of Tung Wah, the Board of Directors decided to name this Home after Messrs. Ma's father as "Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Ma Hing Chou Hostel for the Elderly".

To meet the needs of the society, the Social Welfare Department approved the Home to convert all the self-care places to meal places. Being renamed "Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Ma Hing Chou Home for the Elderly" on 1 March 2000, the Home aims at providing quality residential service for the elderly to enable them to lead a dignified and fuller life in a homely and comfortable environment.

Objective

The Home is committed to providing quality service in accommodation, personal care and nursing care to elderly who have weak health and have limited self-care ability. Through the provision of professional services, diversified activities and adequate facilities under a homely environment, the residents are believed to receive holistic care by leading a meaningful and dignified living in the Home.

Facilities

Environment
The Ma Hing Chou Home for the Elderly is located at Lek Yuen Estate, intersection of Shatin MTR station and Wo Che Estate. The Home is on 6/F, enjoying the view of the Shing Mun River, and a convenient location, just a 10-mins walk from the MTR Shatin staition.

Bedrooms
There are 20 residential units (bedrooms) and each bedroom accommodates 4 to 6 residents with self-contained toilet and bathroom as well as basic furniture.

Other facilities
Physiotherapy Room, Occupational Therapy Room, Nurse Duty Rooms, Sensory Training Room, Reminiscence Corner, Sitting Area, Dining Rooms, Interview Rooms, Club Rooms and Activity Rooms, Laundry and kitchen

Service Recipients

Elders aged 65 or above who lacks self-care ability due to poor health or illness, free from contagious disease and mentally suitable for communal living.

Those aged between 60-64 with proven needs can also apply.

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