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Wah Hong Home for the Elderly

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Introduction

"Wah Hong Home for the Elderly" (WHH), situated in Wah Fu Estate in Aberdeen, is the first elderly hostel in the public housing estate. It has been providing residential care services to seniors since 1968. In order to meet the service needs, it was converted to a 40-capacity home providing a continuum of care in 2014.

 

With the core value of Continuing Care and People Centeredness, we actively apply the self-efficacy approach and the use of gernotechnology in taking care of seniors.  

 

The aim is to facilitate and maintain seniors' health and encourage them to enjoy life. Also, we facilitate connection between seniors and their family members, allowing both parties to enjoy familial love.

 

 

Application for Service

Applicants can approach respective Family Service Centres, Medical Social Service Units, District Elderly Community Centres, Neighbourhood Elderly Centres or Social Centres for the Elderly or Integrated Home Care Services Teams for referral. Arrangement of provision of service for suitable applicant through interview and assessment by The Standardized Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services of Social Welfare Department.

 

Withdrawal

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

 

 

Service Contents

Nursing Care Service

  • Supervision of medication
  • Daily health check
  • Personal care
  • Health education and consultation

 

Medical Service

  • Regular visiting registered medical practitioners
  • Visiting doctors of psycho-geriatric service from the Hospital Authority
  • Visiting community geriatric assessment service from the Hospital Authority

 

Personal Care Service

  • Daily care service and health care
  • Balanced diet and special diet for the residents

 

Rehabilitation Service

  • Physiotherapists, occupational and speech therapists provide regular assessment and therapeutic exercise or treatment.

 

Psychological and Social Support Service

  • Individual counselling services
  • Interests, festival celebrations and social activities

 

Spiritual Support Service

  • With collaboration with local churches and organisations, pastoral care and support are provided to residents regularly so as to facilitate their spiritual wellbeing. 

 

 

Fees and Charges

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

 

 

Respite service for the Elderly

Providing temporary or short-term residential care for the elderly in need and support service to carers. Fees will be charged according to the guidelines set by the Social Welfare Department, and applicants can be referred by district service units.

 

 

Inquiries and Comments

For any inquiries and comments, please contact us on 2551 0980 or send your opinions together with your name and contact means to us directly.

 

 

 

# License number: L0146  (Valid license issued by the Social Welfare Department)

Opening Hours

We provide 24-hour round-the-clock services to the residents.

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Contact Us
  • 2/F and 3/ F., Wah Hong House, Wah Fu Estate, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
  • 2551 0980
  • 2538 1737
  • whh@hkcs.org