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- Training Subsidy Scheme for Staff of Residential Care Homes

Training Subsidy Scheme for Staff of Residential Care Homes

  As announced by the Chief Executive in the 2017 Policy Address, a series of measures are to be implemented to continuously strengthen the monitoring of Residential Care Homes for the Elderly (RCHEs) and Residential Care Homes for Persons with Disabilities (RCHDs) and enhance their service quality. Measures include launching a five-year scheme to provide full subsidies for home managers, health workers and care workers of all RCHEs and RCHDs in the territory to enrol in Qualifications Framework-based training courses.
Application for Organising the Recognised Courses
  Training institutes intending to offer the SCS-based courses must refer to these standards in formulating their curricula, and to obtain accreditation by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (except institutions with self-accrediting status) prior to submission of an application to the SWD for approval.
Application Form for Organising the Recognised Courses. (Chinese version only)
Course Content and Relevant Requirements
Course Download
Training for Home Managers (Course A) (Chinese version only)
Training for Home Managers (Course B) (Chinese version only)
Advanced Training for Health Workers(Chinese version only)
Training for Care Workers (Chinese version only)
Briefing Session and Enquiries
  • On 24 July 2018, a briefing session was arranged for training institutes.
    Powerpoint Presentation (Chinese version only)
PDF Document  PDF Document
  • More details about applications for enrolling in the recognised courses under the Scheme will be available soon. For any enquiry, please call 3793 4180.