General
Reforming the provision of elderly services
 

Reforming the provision of elderly services

Shared by:

 
The University of Hong Kong was commissioned by government advisory group Elderly Commission (EC) two years ago to formulate an Elderly Services Programme Plan (ESPP) – Hong Kong's first long-term planning programme for elderly care. The group published the paper this year, consolidating 20 key recommendations which may reshape the city’s elderly care services over the next 20 to 30 years.
 
today.mims.com
 
30 Dec 2016 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this article. I feel that in Singapore, there can be free transport services to send elderly to nearby hospitals or polyclinics. There are shuttle buses now at subway stations, but it is inconvenient in one lives very far away f...
 (Total 75 words)
It is a great thing that such provisions and reforms are being made for the elderly population. However, it is a sad thing that implementation of such steps may take some time in India. The changes in the healthcare insurance plan or system of the el...
 (Total 84 words)
The population is rapidly aging that it is estimated that the percentage of elder in the population is going to double in the next 10-20 years or so. One reason for this increase in the elderly is because of the development of healthcare. Patients su...
 (Total 68 words)
Good step to take by the government of Hongkong. It is good to see that they will support the facilities for their elderly people. Madhubabu kaaja in my views, as their elderly population in...
 (Total 58 words)
Hong Kong's elder dependency ratios and older patients are raising by double of aged above 65. As like Singapore the old age persons are increasing were we have discussed earlier. Here required more old age cares, nurses and other healthcare prof...
 (Total 47 words)