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Contact Us

Address:Agency-Based Speech Therapy Service Office, Harmony Manor, No. 45, A Kung Kok Shan Road, Sha Tin, New Territories
Tel:2540 5692
Fax: 2540 5698

Service Type:Speech Therapy Service
Service Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays – closed



Service Objectives

  • For ageing service users with speech, feeding and swallowing problems, Agency-Based Speech Therapy Service provides assessment, direct treatment, consultation, training and educational programmes to them and/or their family members/ carers.  The service helps the ageing service users to overcome obstacles in their daily living and to help maintain their residual communication and speech ability so that their daily function could be sustained.

 Target Group

  • Ageing service users of residential care homes for persons with disabilities (RCHDs) including Hostel for Moderately Mentally Handicapped Persons, Hostel for Severely Mentally Handicapped Persons, Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons, Hostel for Severely Physically Handicapped Persons with Mental Handicap, Care and Attention Home for Severely Disabled Persons and Supported Hostel and their parents/guardians/family members as well as relevant staff members of the RCHDs.

Scopes of Service  

  • Language and Communication Assessment

  • Swallowing Assessment

  • Individual or Group Therapy

  • Design of Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices

  • Feeding Instructions and Recommendation

  • Staff and Carer Training


  • Free of charge

Application Procedures

  • The Speech Therapy Coordinator/social worker of the centre implement the initial assessment (with consent from relatives of service user)

  • They will then fill in the referral form with the signature of Centre Supervisor/Assistant Centre Supervisor / Nurse in Charge

  • The filled referral form is submitted to the Speech Therapist 

Withdrawal Procedures  

  • On one side, service users and their relatives can request termination of service at any time. On the other side, the speech therapist can terminate the service when the service users do not need the service (after review assessment) or the service agreement is over. The therapist may refer the users to other professional depending on their individual needs. Besides, the therapist will explain the reasons for termination of service to service users and social worker.

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