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Funding mode: adopting the “money-follows-the-user” approach under which eligible elderly may choose community care services (CCS) that suit their individual needs

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • assessed by the Social Welfare Department’s Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Service to have impairment at moderate level
  • without receiving any kind of residential care services (RCS) or subsidised CCS
  • currently waiting for RCS or subsidised CCS on the Central Waiting List for Long Term Care Services

 

Service Package Values:

  • There are five service package values for the free choice of the elderly persons to suit their individual needs
  • 2019-20 price level: the monthly values are $9,600, $8,150, $7,260, $5,810 and $4,020
  • The service package values will be adjusted annually based on the Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI)

 

Please visit the website of the Social Welfare Department for details.