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Chin Wah Day Care Centre for the Elderly

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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 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, ability in performing care duties and 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 needs personal care and nursing care;
  • stable medical condition without infectious disease;
  • suitable in group lives, with 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 Department 

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.

 

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 physiotherapists and occupational therapists 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 conditions.
  • Carer Support Service
    Resources corners have 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 provides service for needy users from 7:30am to 8:00am and from 6:00pm to 6:30pm from Mondays to Saturdays.

 

Service Mode

Full Time: Attend Day Care Centre's Services for 4 days or more in a week

Part Time: 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. If there is an urgent need, service can be provided as soon as possible on the date of the application.

 

Withdrawal

Service users should inform us in writing at least 7 days before the withdrawal.

 

Fees charging

In accordance with the standard service charge as stipulated by the Social Welfare Department.

 

 

Inquiries and Comments

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

 

 

Opening Hours

Mondays to Saturdays

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Sundays and Public Holidays

Closed

 

Extended Service Hours

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

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Contact Us
  • 3/F Chin Wah House, Lok Wah (South) Estate, Ngau Tau Kok, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • 2305 1805
  • 2305 9987
  • cwde@hkcs.org