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Care and Attention Home for Severely Disabled Persons

Service Description
It provides home living for persons with a severe mental/physical disability who are unlikely to benefit from a regular day training placement.  They are in need of nursing and intensive personal care but not yet require infirmary care.

Eligibility for the Service
To be eligible for the service, an applicant should be:

severely mentally handicapped or severely physically handicapped persons;

aged 15 or above;

unfit for day training placement;

in need of intensive personal care, such as assistance in dressing, toileting and meals; and

not being bed-ridden or requiring substantial medical/nursing care.

Application Procedures
Referrals can be made by social workers to the Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services of the Social Welfare Department.  The application is free of charge.  The applicant should report to the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) immediately in case anyone offers to assist in application for residential placement in return for remuneration.  Attempted bribery by any person is also an offence in law, SWD will refer the case to ICAC for investigation.

Fees and Charges

$1,605 per month for 50% disabled adults

$1,813 per month for 100% disabled adults / Disability Allowance recipients

List of Care and Attention Homes for Severely Disabled Persons
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here 
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