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- Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons (HSPH)

Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons

Service Description
It provides home living for severely physically handicapped persons, with or without mental handicap, who lack self-care skills and require assistance in personal and nursing care.

Eligibility for the Service
Severely physically handicapped persons who are:

aged 15 or above;
mentally and emotionally stable with no active infectious disease and severe disturbing behaviour;
capable of bowel and bladder control; and
actively occupied in or being arranged for admission to day placement usually in a sheltered workshop.

Application Procedures
Referrals can be made by social workers and staff of rehabilitation service units to the Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services of the Social Welfare Department.  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
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here.
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List of Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons cum Sheltered Workshop
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here.
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