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

 

    Day Care Centres / Units for the Elderly

 

Day Care Centres / Units for the Elderly (DEs / DCUs) provide centre-based community care services, such as day time care, rehabilitation exercises and social activities, to frail elderly persons aged 60 or above living in the community and who are assessed and recommended for Community Care Services or Residential Care Services under the Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services, including those suffering from dementia.  The services aim at helping service users maintain an optimal level of functioning, improve their quality of life and age in place in a familiar community.  They also provide various kinds of support and assistance to 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:
 

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

Elderly persons or their carers can approach DEs / DCUs direct for enquiry and application. Applicants may also request referrals through Integrated Family Service Centres / Integrated Services Centres, Medical Social Services Units, District Elderly Community Centres and Neighbourhood Elderly Centres.

   
 

 

 

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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