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- Carer Support Service


Carer Support Service
Carer Support Service aims at facilitating and supporting carers to take care of elders in the community. Most of the community support service units including DECC, NEC, D/Es and DCUs, IHCS and EHCCS, provide various kinds of carer support service.
 
Scope of Service
Skill-training and educational programmes
self-help and mutual support groups
resource corner
simple counselling and referral services
information giving and supply of reference materials relating to care of elders
demonstration/loan of rehabilitation-aid equipment
social and recreational activities
 
Target Group
Informal carers such as family members, relatives and friends who take care of elders in the community; and
General public.
 
Fees and Charges
Annual membership fee
Fees for individual programme, please enquire the community support service units concerned.
 
Lists of Units
Please refer to the lists of District Elderly Community Centres, NEC, D/Es and DCUs, IHCS and EHCCS.
 

Additional information of Services Supporting the Carers can be downloaded here:

Services Supporting The Carers              Services Supporting The Carers

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Pilot Scheme on Living Allowance for Carers of the Elderly Persons from Low Income Families

Please refer to the homepage of Community Care Fund Assistance Programmes for further information of 'Pilot Scheme on Living Allowance for Carers of the Elderly Persons from Low Income Families'.