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- Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons with Mental Handicap (HSPH/MH)

Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons with Mental Handicap

Service Description
It provides home living for severely physically handicapped persons with mental handicap who lack basic self-care skills and require more assistance in personal and nursing care due to their multiple handicaps but are capable of receiving training in a day activity centre.

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

severely physically handicapped persons with mentally handicap;severely physically handicapped persons with mentally handicap;
aged 15 or above;
actively occupied in or being arranged for admission to receive day service in a Day Activity Centre;
no active infectious disease; and
no severe disturbing behaviour.

Application Procedures
Referrals can be made by school social workers, medical social workers, family caseworkers and staff of rehabilitation service units to Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services.  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
$1,660 per month for 50% disabled adults
$1,871 per month for 100% disabled adults / Disability Allowance recipients

List of Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons with Mental Handicap
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here.
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