Wenchang Neighbourhood Multi-Service Centre
for the Elderly
District Elderly Community Centre
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Statutory Holidays – closed
Service Boundary ：
District Elderly Community Centre: to enable elders in the district to have healthy, respectful and dignified community living; to enhance elders’ positive images and fruitful living; to take the lead to collaborate with the general public to build up a “care for our elders” community.
Supported Team for the Elderly: to provide the needy elderly with social network and outreaching service and promote elderly volunteer programme.
Integrated Home Care Services: to provide care and support to people with social need living in the community so as to maintain their mobility and ability of living independently; to acquire the necessary skills to adapt to changing health status for preventing premature and inappropriate admission to hospital and residential care.
Member: people aged 60 or above.
Volunteer and Community Education: individual in the community.
Scopes of Service
Volunteer Development: 9 volunteer groups are formed, including the Ambassador of Love Group, Goodwill Ambassador, Care Volunteer Group, Spotlight Group, Gardening Group, Charity Group, Universal Group, Ambassador of Health Group and Smile Group; volunteer training is held with a volunteer award presentation every year.
Social and Recreational Service: social, interest, education, development and volunteer groups and classes are arranged; activities such as birthday party, festive gathering, carnival, daytrip, visit, talks and exchanges are organised; personal services such as haircutting, letter writing, measure of blood pressure and so on; elders are free to chat, exercise, read newspaper, watch TV, play chess or take a rest.
Integrated Home Care Service: delivery of meals, nursing, home cleaning, laundry, purchase and deliver of goods; caring visit.
Support Service for the Elderly: visit, contact by phone, emotional support, introduction to community resources and so on; personal assistance such as simple housework, organising social and recreational activities.
Community Education: talks, exhibition, carnival, etc.; publication of books, resource booklet or display boards.
TV, audio equipment, projector, book rank, magazine rank, kitchen with simple cookware.
Membership fee is 12 yuan per year.
Fees may be charged for other activities and services depending on their nature.
Apply in person or make a phone call to the centre; or referred by Street Office, Residents’ Committee or other units.
Apply to the centre.