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- Day Care Centre/Unit for the Elderly (DEs/DCUs)

 

    Day Care Centres/Units for the Elderly

 

A Day Care Centre / Unit for the Elderly (DE/DCU) is a centre-based community care services providing day time care, rehabilitation exercises and social activities to the frail elderly persons aged 60 or above and assessed to be in a state of either moderate or severe level of impairment by the Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services, including those suffering from dementia.  The service aims at helping service users maintain an optimal level of functioning, improve their quality of life and age in place in a familiar community.  It also provides various kinds of support and assistance to the carers in order to enable them to continue to assume their responsibilities as carers.

Additional information of DEs/DCUs can be downloaded here.

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Leaflet of Day Care Centres/Units for the Elderly

 

 

   
Application and Enquiry
Full-time service/Part-time service:
 

Service users can approach respective Integrated Family Service Centres/Integrated Services Centres, Medical Social Service Units, District Elderly Community Centres, Neighbourhood Elderly Centres and Social Centres for the Elderly or rehabilitation services units for referrals and arrangement of Standardized Care Need Assessment for Elderly Services.  For further enquiry on the Standardized Care Need Assessment for Elderly Services for frail cases, please contact the Standardized Care Need Assessment Management Offices (Elderly Services) [SCNAMO(ES)s]. The list of the SCNAMO(ES)s can be download here.
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Day respite service:
 

Service users can approach respective Integrated Family Service Centres / Integrated Services Centres, Medical Social Service Units, District Elderly Community Centres, Neighbourhood Elderly Centres and Social Centres for the Elderly or rehabilitation services units for referrals or DEs/DCUs direct for application.

   
 

 

 

List of DEs/DCUs
Address and telephone no. of DEs/DCUs can be downloaded here.
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Day care service is allocated according to the residential address of the applicants. The service boundary of respective DEs/DCUs can be downloaded here.
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List of Self-financing Day Care Centres for the Elderly (include the centres serving the demented elders)
Address and telephone no. of self-financing Day Care Centres for the Elderly can be downloaded here.

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