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Chin Wah Day Care Centre for the Elderly

Chin Wah Day Care Centre for the Elderly

Introduction

“Chin Wah Day Care Centre for the Elderly” (CWDE) was established in 2002.  

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. We also provide support to caregivers of the seniors to enhance their confidence and ability in performing care duties as well as relieving their stress.

Service Target

People living in Kwun Tong district and meet the following criteria: 

  • aged 60 or above;
  • being disabled and frail to the extent that need personal care and nursing care;
  • stable medical condition without infectious disease;
  • suitable in group lives, no aggressive or violent behaviour;
  • family members of the service users are unable to provide full-time care to the service user during day time;
  • non-bedridden patients; 
  • has been assessed by the Standardized Care Need Assessment Mechanism for the Elderly Service of Social Welfare Department. 

Application Procedure

Family Service Centres
Medical Social Work Unit
District Elderly Community Centre / Neighborhood Elderly Centre
Referral

Interview and Assessment by

Standardized Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services of Social Welfare 

Eligible Applicant
On the waiting list of “Day Care Centre for the Elderly” Elderly 
Allocation of Service
Our staff informs the applicant to arrange
interview and provide services

Withdrawal

  • Service users can apply for exit from our service in writing at least one month before the withdrawal.

Opening Hours 

Mondays to Saturdays8:00a.m. - 6:00p.m
Extended Service HoursAccording to the needs of service users, extended service hours can be provided from 7:30a.m. - 8:00a.m. and 6:00p.m. - 6:30p.m., from Mondays to Saturdays. Needy users may contact our staff for arrangement of extended service.
Sundays and Public HolidaysClosed


Service contents

  • 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
    The centre is provided the service for needy service users from 7:30am to 8:00am and from 6:00pm to 6:30pm from Mondays to Saturdays.

Service Mode

Mode
Full Time

Part Time

Service Arrangement

Attend Day Care Centre’s Services for 4 days or more in a week

Attend Day Care Centre’s Services for 1-3 days 
in a week

Fees and Chargers

  • Fees will be charged according to the guidelines set by the Social Welfare Department.

Day Respite Service for the Elderly

  • Our centre provides short-term or temporary day care service for frail senior persons to allow the carers to take rest in times of need, so as to enable them to continue taking up the carers’ duties.  Details are as follows:
Application Procedure
  • Service users or their carers can apply either by phone or in person to our centre during our office hour. Besides, referrals from Social Service Organisations or other medical institutions are also accepted.
  • Applications should best be submitted 3 days before the service starts.
Withdrawal
Service users should inform us in writing at least 7 days before the withdrawal
Fees charging
Service Charge (Including Meal)$40/Day
Transportation$10/Day
Miscellaneous$100/Month
(For service users who attend the centre for at least 4 days or more in a week)
$50/Month
(For service users who attend the centre for 1-3 days in a week)

Remarks: A whole day fee will be charged even a half day service is used.

Inquiries and Comments

For any inquiries and comments, please contact us on 2305 1805 or visit our centre in person during opening hours. 

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