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- Work Extension Programme (WEP)

 

Work Extension Programme (WEP)
 
Service Description
This project aims to meet the service needs of the existing trainees of sheltered workshops/ integrated vocational rehabilitation services centres (SW/IVRSC) who could no longer perform normal work tasks due to old age or deterioration in work abilities. The services include work activities for sustaining residual work abilities, social and developmental programmes and caring activities for meeting the health and physical needs of trainees.
 

Eligibility for the Service   
Persons with disabilities who are:          
SW/IVRSC trainees aged 40 or above (trainees aged 60 or above would be accepted for the programme with no requirement of assessment; for those aged 40-59, occupational therapist/ physiotherapist's assessment is required); and
in need of day care services other than vocational training due to old age or deterioration in work ability.
   
Application Procedures
Admission is directly arranged by centres providing WEP.  The application is free of charge.
 
Fees and Charges
The service is provided free-of-charge. 

List of SW/IVRSC operating WEP
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here.

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