Community Care and Support Services for the Elderly

We provide support in household duties, personal care, nursing care, rehabilitation, day care, carers’ support, health promotion, and community support services to the elderly or families in need and persons with disability. These services enable elders to stay at home of their choice, while the carers are supported to perform their caring role.

Elderly Community Support Service provides different services for the elderly to facilitate them to live healthy, positive, active and happy lives. Integrated Home Care Services provides a wide spectrum of home care and support services by 8 Integrated Home Care (IHC) teams, e.g. nursing care, rehabilitation service, home safety and advice, home modification, personal care, escorting service, day respite, child care, laundry, meal delivery service, purchase of daily necessities, house cleaning, psycho-social intervention and referral service, etc. Day Care Service includes day care centre, home based rehabilitation and care, home care and care-giver support.

Elders and Caregivers Psychiatric Consultation Service

Professional psychiatrists and experienced social workers provide consultation, assessment and referral services to needy elderly users and their families under a non-stigmatised environment, so as to encourage persons with signs of mental illness and emotional distress to seek early assistance to prevent further deterioration.

Target User

  • Aged 55 or above, with symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress
  • Not yet received psychiatric treatment
  • Refuse, unwilling or having difficultly to seek help at hospitals or clinics

Service Delivery

  • One-off consultation and assessment service
  • Referrals to medical and social service agencies for appropriate long-term follow-up

Application Methods

Referrals may be made by:

  • Social worker of Hong Kong Family Welfare Society
  • Clinical psychologist of Hong Kong Family Welfare Society
  • Social worker of Integrated Family Services Centre
  • Social worker of District Elderly Community Centre / Neighbourhood Elderly Centre


Kwai Fong Service Centre