Hong Kong PHAB Association

Residential Service

SERVICE OBJECTIVES

Unity Place upholds the service mode of “PHAB Family”, which allows its residents to integrate into the community and brings community living style to the hostel at the same time. Through various living skill training and with professional and appropriate support, Unity Place allows residents with different abilities to enjoy independent living on gradual basis.

SERVICE TARGETS

Residential service

  • Persons with Intellectual disabilities             Capacity: 51 places
  • Persons with physically disabilities               Capacity: 21 Places
  • Age at 15 or above, capable of semi-independent living i.e. mastery of self-care skills but may need a fair amount of guidance/assistance in some domestic tasks or in community living activities

Residential Respite Service

  • Capacity: 4
  • Age at 6 or above, available to persons with physical or mental disabilities who are adapted to community living 

Day Respite Care Service

  • Capacity: 5
  • Age at 6 or above, available to persons with physical or mental disabilities who are adapted to community living

SCOPE OF SERVICE

1. Residential service

  • Daily living and domestic skill training
  • Individual or group counseling service
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Health Care supportive service
  • Volunteer service
  • Family work

 Service Hours

  • 24-hour service is provided everyday.
  • Unity Place encourage family to arrange residents to go back for home stay during weekends and public holidays, in order to maintain connection and good relationships with their family members.

Fees and Charges

  • In accordance with the standard charges set by Social Welfare Department
  • Expense of air conditioning
  • Expense of room supplies
  • Needed personal items should be purchased by residents
  • Elective service :Physiotherapy service which is provided by Jockey Club PHAB Fitness Centre and charges are according to the Association’s standard charges

Application

Applicants can contact the following parties for assistance in application,

  • Social Welfare Department
  • Medical Social Service
  • or Integrated Family Service Centers

The CRSRehab will make refer application to the Unity Place. After receiving the applications, the Hostel will arrange interview with the applicants and his family. Through interview and evaluation, Unity place will assess whether the applicants meet the criteria. Preliminary applicants must pass the medical examination to ensure that medically fit to stay in the dormitory, before they were scheduled to receive services.

Withdrawal of applications/ Termination

  • If residents or their families wish to withdraw from the service, they can send the withdrawal application to the hostel manager at least one month before the withdrawal date.
  • If residents cannot adjust to hostel living or when their health condition deteriorates, their service may be terminated.
  • If residents cannot comply with the hostel regulations, their service may be terminated.
  • Our social workers would discuss with the residents and follow up his/her withdrawal application. We would make referral to other suitable service(s) based on the needs of the service user.

 2. Day Respite Service and Residential Respite Service

The service provides family members/carers of persons with disabilities a planned short break so that they may attend to their personal business such as undergoing a medical operation or taking a vacation tour.  Its purpose is to make life less stressful and more stimulating for those involved in routine care for people with disabilities.  The objective is to relieve stress on families with members with disabilities.

Residential Respite Service

The service period for each application should not be more than 14 days (subject to the vacancies available in individual service units). The service can be utilized repeatedly; the service units have the discretion to extend the service period under special circumstances.

Day Respite Care Service

Service hours: 8:00am-6:00pm

Fees and Charges

  • $5 per hour (meals are not included)
  • In accordance with the standard charges set by Social Welfare Department

Application Procedures

  • Application can be made by parents/carers themselves or via social workers of medical social services units, integrated family services centres, special schools or rehabilitation service units
  • Applicants should complete a Declaration Form on Health Conditions for Admission to Residential Respite Service.
  • After receiving the application form, an intake meeting will be arranged.
  • Hostel may further request for medical examination if necessary.
  • Applicants may pre-arrange the respite service with the hostel after he/she has been assessed in the intake meeting and the medical examination shows that he/she has no infectious disease.

Withdrawal of application/ Termination

  • If residents or their families want to withdraw from the service, they can verbally inform the hostel.
  • If residents cannot adjust to hostel living or when their health condition deteriorates, their service may be terminated.

Visiting Hours

Every Monday to Friday 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Every Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays 10:00am to 9:00pm

 

INFORMATION OF SERVICE UNITS

Unity Place

Address:1/F & 3/F Shine Skills Centre (Pokfulam), 147 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Tel:(852) 2875 8668
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Office Hours :
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 12:30pm                      1:30pm to 5:30pm  
Saturday                      9:00am to 12:00noon  
Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed  

 

Unity Place encourage family to arrange residents to go back for home stay during weekends and public holidays, in order to maintain connection and good relationships with their family members.

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