Skip to main content
Social Welfare Department The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative RegionBrand Hong Kong
GovHK TEXT ONLY TRADITIONAL CHINESE SIMPLIFIED CHINESE Medium Size Large Size Extra Large Size SEARCH
Submit Search query SITE MAP CONTACT US
Printer Friendly

- Overview on Residential Care Services for Elders


Overview of Residential Care Services for Elders
 
Total number of places as at 31.3.2017
 
Subsidised places in subvented, self-financing and contract homes
Subsidised places under Enhanced Bought Place Scheme
Non-subsidised places in non-profit-making self-financing homes/ contract homes
Total
Hostels for the elderly
-
-
 
-
-
Homes for the Aged
67
-
445
 
512
 
Care and Attention Homes for the Elderly
   15 176(Note 1)
8 087

3 161
 
26 424
Nursing Homes
      3 806(Note 2)
-
 
1 509
(Note 3)
 5 315
Total
19 049
8 087
5 115
32 251

Note 1: Including care and attention places providing continuum of care
Note 2: Including nursing home places under the Nursing Home Place Purchase 
             Scheme
Note 3: Including places provided by self-financing nursing homes purely under the 
             registration regime administered by the Department of Health

 

You may click the following icons to have an overview of residential care services or download them:

(a) Provision of Residential Care Services for Elders (Subsidised versus Non-subsidised Places) (Pie Chart)
PDF Document (Acrobat Document) Word Document (MS Word Document)
(b) Provision of Residential Care Services for Elders (Non-governmental Organisations versus Private Sectors) (Pie Chart)
PDF Document (Acrobat Document) Word Document (MS Word Document)
(c) Number of Homes providing Residential Care Services for Elders (by district)
PDF Document (Acrobat Document) Excel Document (MS Excel Document)
(d) Capacity of Subsidised Residential Services for Elders (by district)
PDF Document (Acrobat Document) Excel Document (MS Excel Document)
(e)

Capacity of Non-subsidised Residential Services for Elders(by district)
PDF Document (Acrobat Document) Excel Document (MS Excel Document)

(f)

Statistics on 'Waiting list for subsidised residential care services for the elderly', 'Waiting time for residential care services' and 'Turn for placement offer for cases applying for residential care services'
PDF Document (Acrobat Document) Word Document (MS Word Document)