Residential Care Homes for the Elderly provide various types of places corresponding to the different care levels of elderly persons. Types of places are classified into four categories according to their care levels:
- Hostel for the Elderly (low care level)
- Home for the Aged (medium care level)
- Care and Attention Home for the Elderly (high care level)
- Nursing Home
Note: Nursing homes are regulated by Department of Health and registered under the Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Maternity Homes Registration Ordinance (Cap. 165, Laws of Hong Kong). The service information on this website is confined only to residential care homes for the elderly regulated by the Social Welfare Department under the Residential Care Home (Elderly Persons) Ordinance (Cap. 459, Laws of Hong Kong).
Lists of Homes providing places of different care levels: