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Background / Information

On Wah Day Activity Centre commenced its operation in March 2003 was the first Day Activity Centre of the organization. It's service recipients were mainly moderate to severely mentally incapable people age 15 and over living in Kwun Tong, Lam Tin, Ngau Tau Kok, Tseung Kwan O and Sai Kung. The centre also accept applicants from other districts for respite care as extended service.

Service Aims

Under the mission of strengthening families and building up a harmonious community, On Wah Day Activity Centre aims at providing day activites to service recipients, helping them to lead a happy life, preparing them for better integration into the community or for transition to other forms of services or care where appropriate.

Service Objectives
  1. To train service recipients to acquire skills in the areas of basic self-care, social and simple work skills.
  2. To meet the physical, social and emotional needs of service recipients through the provision of day care and meaningful activities.
  3. To enable service recipients to become more independent in their daily living and social functioning so as to enable them to live as independently as possible.
  4. To prepare service recipients for transition to other forms of service or care, including progression to sheltered employment where feasible, or to alternative care when increased care is necessary.
Service Content

A holistic need assessment followed by a well-planned and coordinated range of services would be provided to meet the holistic and individual needs of the service users.

Services provided include:
  1. General care and supervision
    1. personal care and assistance on daily activities
    2. arranging of mid-day meals
    3. protection and safety
    4. transport arrangement and / or escort service
    5. provision of equipment and facilities
  2. Services meeting individual needs
    1. social work services catering to the service users’ overall welfare needs
    2. assessment on an initial and regular basis, to identify the degree of disability and capability of individuals
    3. training programs, conducted on an individual or group basis in the area of motor skills, self-help skills, communication skills, domestic skills, community living skills, simple work skills, social and recreational skills, leisure and recreational skills, etc.
    4. general health & nursing care
    5. social developmental and recreational activities
    6. liaison with families and contact with the community.
    7. collaboration and interfacing with other service providers
Information on Day Activity Centre Service
Who can use this service?
  • The target group is moderate or severely mentally incapable persons aged 15 and over.
  • Not bed-ridden or requiring infirmary care
  • Without infectious disease
  • No serious aggressive behaviour
Service Hours
  • Monday to Saturday
  • According to the opening hours of the Centre
Duration of placement Depending on needs
Fee charging
  1. Meal fee:
    • Lunch: $14/day
    • Tea: $5/day
  2. Transportation Fee: $300/month
  3. Air Conditioning Charge: $65/month
  4. Miscellaneous: $50/ month
How to apply?
  • Refer by Social Welfare Department or Non-government Organizations' social worker (medical social workers, school social workers).
  • Referrals are via the Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services (CRSRehab) operated by SWD.
How to withdraw? Parents and guidance of / and services recipients could withdraw from the service by verbal or written notification. Centre staff would try to understand the needs and provide transitional / referral service accordingly.
Maximum Capacity 65
Information on Community Support Service
Once a week respite service: "Happy Break"開心加油站
Who can use this service?
  • Those on the wait-list waiting for Day Activity Centre of DAC cum hostel service
  • Same criteria as those applying for Day activity Centre Service
Service Hours 1 session per week
Duration of placement
6 months
Fee charging For half day excluding transportation fee:$45.40 or $31.50 excluding lunch
How to apply? Those in need of the service can apply directly to the staff/social worker of the centre. Upon the approval from the Centre-in-charge, the service could be in place
How to withdraw? By verbal or written notification to the staff / social worker who would decide on the date of withdrawal and collect views on the service
Maximum Capacity 10
Short-term respite service:Respite service
Who can use this service? Same as those applying for Day Activity Centre Service
Service Hours
  • Monday to Saturday
  • according to the opening hours of the centre
Duration of placement
6 months
Fee charging Excluding transportation fee 1 day: $77 half day: $45 or $31.50 excluding lunch
How to apply? Same as “Happy Break”
How to withdraw? By verbal or written notification to the staff / social worker who would decide on the date of withdrawal and collect views on the service
Maximum Capacity 3
Supportive Service to parents and Carers: Parents' Resources Corner
Who can use this service? Service recipients, parents, volunteers, and those who provide training programs
Service Hours
  • Monday to Saturday
  • according to the opening hours of the centre
Duration of placement
Depending on needs
Fee charging Free of charge, unless there is lost, damages cause by the borrowers
How to apply? Please contact centre staff
How to withdraw? By informing the staff / social worker who would decide on the date of withdrawal and collect views on the service
Maximum Capacity Depending on needs
Voluntary Service
Who can use this service? Those who wish to service the mentally incapable, eg: secondary school student, local residents and parents
Service Hours Depending On needs
Duration of placement
6 months
Fee charging Free of charge unless there is training programs and special activities
How to apply? Please contact the social worker
How to withdraw? By informing the staff / social worker who would decide on the date of withdrawal and collect views on the service
Maximum Capacity Depending on needs
The Centre's Opening Hours
Monday to Friday :
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday :
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Sundays and
Public Holidays
Closed

How to get there

The following buses can get you to Lok Wah Estate Bus Terminal

  • No. 28A bus from Kwun Tong Pier
  • No. 28 bus from Tsimshatsui
  • No. 23M bus from Shun Lee Estate
  • No. 2A bus from Mei Foo via Mongkok

The No.22 M Green Light Bus from Kwun Tong, Yue Man Fong (Can get off at the traffic light opposite to the Lok Wah Bus Terminal)

The Location map of the Centre

The Location map of the Centre

Staffing Provision of the Centre
  • Centre-in-charge
  • Social worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Enrolled Nurse
  • Trainers
  • Centre Assistant
  • Driver
  • Workman
Suggestion, comments or complaints

All suggestion, comments or complaints concerning the service can be raised in person, by phone or in writing. We can be reached through the following:

Address :
G/F, On Wah House, Lok Wah Estate, Ngau Tau Kok,
Kowloon Hong Kong
Telephone:
+852 2798 0900
Fax :
+852 2798 0699
E-mail :
owdac@hkcs.org

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