Day Care Centre for the Elderly
By adopting the principles of "continuum care" and "community care", and with “client-centre” as the service goal, we aim at:
- Enabling the frail seniors to maintain an optimal level of functioning by day care services to meet the nursing, rehabilitation and social needs of the seniors to improve their quality of life.
- Providing support to caregivers of the seniors to enhance their confidence and ability in performing care duties as well as relieving their stress.
Our “Chin Wah Day Care Centre for the Elderly” (CWDE) and “Shamshuipo Day Care Centre for the Elderly” (SSPDE) under Long-term Care Service are situated in Kwun Tong and Shamshuipo respectively. We aimed at providing service to frail elders who aged 60 or above and their caregivers. The 2 centres provide support to over 200 service users each year. Major types of services include:
- Personal care
Provide daily personal care, such as feeding and bathing, etc.
- Nursing Care
Provide basic and special nursing care, including health consultations, regular health checks and health talks, etc. by professional nurses.
- Restorative and Maintenance Rehabilitation Exercises
Service users will be guided by physiotherapist and occupational therapist to do rehabilitation exercises.
- Counselling Service
Provide emotional support and referral services to service users as well as their carers by professional social workers.
- Social and Developmental Activities/Groups
Different kinds of activities and groups will be organised to develop potentials of the service users.
- Transportation Service
Rehabus service is provided to enable service users to travel from the pick-up spots to the centre and vice versa.
- Meal Services
Balanced meals are provided for service users daily. Special diets will be given according to service users' health condition.
- Carer Support Service
Resources corners has been established for carers. A wide variety of supportive services will also be provided to enhance carers’ confidence and abilities.
- Extended Hours Service
Service is provided for needy service users from 7:30am to 8:00am and from 6:00pm to 6:30pm from Mondays to Saturdays.
- Shamshuipo Day Care Centre for the Elderly
- Chin Wah Day Care for the Elderly