Useful Links for Caregiver

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Home Assessment or Maintenance Service
*Fee may apply for some services. Please contact the service providers.

Rehabilitation Clinic, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Occupational Therapists provide home assessment service on-site.
Caritas Jockey Club Resource and Support Centre for Carers  (Chinese version only)
Occupational Therapists provide various on-site services, including home assessment.
"Wellness ONE", Po Leung Kuk
On-site home safety assessments and modifications by Occupational Therapists are available.
Elderly Integrated Home Safety Projects - St. James' Settlement
It provides home maintenance service to improve living conditions of the elders, with the help of volunteers.
Project Home Works - Habitat for Humanity
It helps low-income families, elderly and physically-disabled by providing house repairing services.

Dementia Service Organization

Hong Kong Alzheimer's Disease Association
It specializes in providing services to people living with dementia and their families. There are tutorials on caring skills on the website.
Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing
It provides one-stop services and training to people with dementia. Various information is on the website, including caring skills and community resources.
St. James Settlement
Kin Chi Dementia Care Support Service Centre
 
(Chinese version only)
Services like day care and carer support are provided to people with dementia and their families. Self assessment and tips for caregivers are on the website.
Mind Delight Memory and Cognitive Training Centre,
Christian Family Service Centre
 
(Chinese version only)
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy is provided to people with dementia.  Information about dementia is on the website.

Rehabilitation Equipment Rental
*Fee may apply for some services. Please contact the service providers.

"age at home", Jockey Club
It provides rental service of products on mobility, aids for daily living, seating and positioning equipments etc.
"Wellness ONE", Po Leung Kuk
It provides rehabilitation, medical and nursing equipment loan services to needy families.
St. James' Settlement Carer Support Service
Lease of rehabilitation equipment is provided.
Hong Kong Rehabilitation A&E Association
Free-of-charge borrowing and renting rehabilitation equipment program is presented.
Hong Kong Wheelchair Aid Service
Free short term leasing service on wheelchairs and accessories is provided.
Mobility Equipment Loan Service - Hong Kong Red Cross
It provides loan service on mobility equipment.
Direction Association for the Handicapped
Rehabilitation equipment rental service is provided.
Rehabaid Society
Equipment is available for loan to clients who require temporary use.
1st Step Association  (Chinese version only)
It provides free rental of rehabilitation equipment.
Association for Engineering and Medical Volunteer Services
Rental service serves those in need of short term rental of electric wheelchairs.
 

Wheelchair and Rehabilitation Equipment Maintenance
*Fee may apply for some services. Please contact the service providers.

Hong Kong Wheelchair Aid Service (Chinese version only)
Outreach wheelchair repairing service for the elderly is provided.
The Jockey Club Rehabilitation Seating Service Centre, SAHK
It provides comprehensive repair services to different types of wheelchairs and walking aids.
Direction Association for the Handicapped (Chinese version only)
Regular and emergency wheelchair repairing service is available.
Association for Engineering and Medical Volunteer Services
It provides one-stop electric wheelchair maintenance and repair service.
1st Step Association (Chinese version only)
Repair service on wheelchairs is provided.

Other Resources

656carer.com (Chinese version only)
It provides caregivers with resources and support for elderly suffering from stroke, dementia and fall & fracture.
Carers' Corner - Elderly Health Service, Department of Health
It provides different information on caring skills, including communication skills, swallowing and diet, dementia care etc.
Elderly Information Website - Social Welfare Department
It delivers information on the voucher schemes and community care services.
"HKEC e-Resources", Hong Kong East Cluster Community Services (Chinese version only)
Various posters are presented to introduce support services for caregivers.
Taiwan Association of Family Caregivers (Chinese version only)
Non-profit making organization from Taiwan, which focuses on right and interest of caregivers. Video clips and Q&A on caring skills are provided.
 
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