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- Home Care Service for Persons with Severe Disabilities

Home Care Service for Persons with Severe Disabilities

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Service Objectives

Home Care Service for Persons with Severe Disabilities aims at providing a package of home-based support services to meet their personal care, nursing care and rehabilitation training needs of persons with intellectual / physical disabilities. It also aims at relieving the stress of their family members / carers and improving their quality of life.

Target Groups

Persons with severe intellectual / physical disabilities who are on the waiting list for subvented residential care service of Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped, Hostel for Severely Mentally Handicapped / Care and Attention Home for Severely Disabled Persons;
Persons with severe intellectual / physical disabilities who are assessed to be eligible for the service in accordance with the Assessment Tool for Home Care Service for Persons with Severe Disabilities;
Students attending special schools for children with severe intellectual / physical disabilities; and
Family members / carers of the above-mentioned service users.
   

Programme content

The Home Care Service provides a package of home-based support services, including :
  (i) Nursing care
  (ii) Rehabilitation training
  (iii) Personal care service
  (iv) Escort service
  (v) Carer support service
  (vi) Home respite service
  (vii) Social work service
  (viii) Meal support service (To be coordinated by case managers based on service users’ need. Meal fee is paid by service users.)
 

Fee and charges

Category of services Fee charging
Full package of sercies $1,002
(monthly ceiling
charges)
Individual service
 Personal care service
 Escort service
 Home respite service
 Rehabilitation training
 Nursing care (provided by health worker)
 Home visit by Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist
 Home visit by Nurse


$33 per hour
$33 per hour
$33 per hour
$33 per hour
$33 per session *
$52 per session *
$43 per session *

* Each session lasts 45 minutes

Application Channel
Persons eligible for the service can either approach the service providers or apply for the service through their social workers.

Service Providers
Service boundaries and telephone numbers of NGO operators rendering the service can be downloaded here.

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