- Entitlement and access to public health care services
- Medical treatment: consent and withdrawal
- Advance Directives
- Taking care of a mentally incapacitated person: Guardianship or Committee
- Enduring Power of Attorney
- Elder abuse
- Medical negligence
- Medical insurance
- Care by residential care homes for elderly persons
- Overview of residential care homes for elderly persons in Hong Kong
- Licensing system for residential care homes in Hong Kong
- The Residential Care Homes (Elderly Persons) Ordinance and its subsidiary legislation
- The Code of Practice for Residential Care Homes (Elderly Persons)
- Monitoring of residential care homes
- The Complaint Mechanism
- The Residential Care Homes (Persons with Disabilities) Ordinance
- How to select a suitable residential care home and how to adjust to group living in residential care homes?
- Elder abuse
- Common examples of accidents which may cause personal injury to elderly persons in residential care homes
Care by residential care homes for elderly persons
The Residential Care Homes (Persons with Disabilities) Ordinance
The Residential Care Homes (Persons with Disabilities) Ordinance (Cap. 613) was enacted in June 2011, and took effect on 18thNovember 2011 (except for Part 2 on sanctions for operating a residential care home without a licence or certificate of exemption).
The Ordinance provides for the control of residential care homes for persons with disabilities through a licensing system administered by the Director of Social Welfare, to ensure that residents of residential care homes receive services of an acceptable standard to ensure their physical, emotional and social well being.