Contact Us

Address: G/F & 3/F, Tin Shui Community Centre, Tin Shui Estate, Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, New Territories

Tel:2448 7433
Fax: 2448 3822
E-mail:tnec@naac.org.hk

 

Service Type:

Neighbourhood Elderly Centre

Service Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays – closed

Service Boundary:

  1. Overall Service: Yuen Long

     2. Tin Oi Court, Tin Shui Estate, Locwood Court and Sherwood                    Court of Kingswood Villas, Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long

  Service Objectives

  • The centre is a type of community support services at neighbourhood level to provide a range of comprehensive services to enable the elderly to remain in the community, to lead a healthy, respectful and dignified life, to age in place, to enhance their positive and contributing role to the society and to involve the public in building up a caring community.

Target Group

  • Members of the centre and hidden elderly service: people aged 60 or above in the community.

  • Carers of elders who need to take care of the elderly.

  • Students of the Community University for the Elderly: people aged 55 or above in the community.

 Scopes of Service

  • Health Education, Educational and Developmental Activities: to help the elderly build a healthy lifestyle through various types of activities, to have lifelong learning, to care about the society and to broaden their social circle so they can enjoy their golden age.

  • Volunteer Development: to provide training and awards to encourage elders to develop their potential. The elderly are encouraged to participate in planning and organising activities in the centre to promote a self-participation spirit.

  • Carer Support Services: through counselling, mutual support group, training and lending or purchasing of rehabilitation aides to help release carers’ stress and burden.

  • Counselling Services: to assist elders to tackle emotion, interpersonal, financial and personal care concerns and to refer them to regular community care services when necessary.

  • Elderly Support Services: to support single or couple elderly in the community through volunteering service; to help them tackle problems and to build up community network.

  • Hidden Vulnerable Elders: mobilise community resources or network to reach out the vulnerable elders who are not accessing any services and to help build their support network.

  • Drop-in and Support Service: to provide leisure facilities and support services such as meals, letter-writing, consultation service and so on.

  • Long-term Nursing Care Service: to assist needy elders in applying long term nursing care service and in receiving the Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services.

  Facilities

  • Activity room, computer room, pantry, meeting room, gym equipment, audio and visual equipment, newspapers and magazine, chesses, free WiFi service and so on

Fees

  • Membership fee for the centre: HK$21/year.
     

  • Community University for the Elderly: HK$10/year (people aged 60 or above) or HK$20/year (people aged 55-59).
     

  • There may be charges for individual services or activities depending on their nature.

Application Procedures

  • Visit in person or call to the centre for application; or referred by government departments, welfare organisations, local groups or individuals.

  Withdrawal Procedures

Submit your request to the centre in person, by phone or in writing.

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