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- Transitional Care and Support Centre for Tetraplegic Patients (TCSC)


Transitional Care and Support Centre for Tetraplegic Patients

Service Objectives

Transitional Care and Support Centre for Tetraplegic Patients (TCSC) provides time-defined and goal-oriented community-based rehabilitation programmes to tetraplegic patients discharged from hospital/medical rehabilitation centre to facilitate their return to community living with a view to improving their physical, cognitive, communicative, behavioural, psychological and social functioning in a non-medical setting.  Training and support services will also be provided to family members or carers of the patients to strengthen their caring capacity.

Target Group

Discharged patients suffering from spinal cord injury, neuro-muscular disease or severe spastic resulting in tetraplegia, who are aged 15 or above
Family members / carers of the above discharged patients

Nature of Services

The services provided include:
Transitional Residential Service
Ambulatory Day Training Programme
Support Services including residential respite care service

Application Procedure

  Transitional Residential Service and Ambulatory Day Training Programme
Referred by medical officers or allied health professionals of hospitals or special clinics under Hospital Authority.  The application is free of charge.
Support Services
Applicants can approach the centre for direct application for the service.  The application is free of charge.
The application is free of charge.

Fee and Charges

  Transitional Residential Service: $1,871 per month
Residential Respite Care Service: $81 per day 
Ambulatory Day Training: $61 per session

Address and Telephone

Address and telephone number can be downloaded here:
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