Voucher Schemes
Voucher Schemes

Application Method

Residential Care Service Voucher (RCSV) Scheme for the Elderly


All elderly persons who have been assessed and recommended for Residential Care Services under the Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services of the Social Welfare Department (SWD) and are waitlisted for care-and-attention places or nursing home places on the Central Waiting List (CWL) for Subsidised Long Term Care ServicesNote.

[Note: Not including those whose status on the CWL are “inactive”, those who are offered subsidised placement and those who have utilised their RCSV under the same Long Term Care Services Delivery System Serial Number.]

How to Apply

SWD will send invitation letters to eligible elderly persons who are newly registered on the CWL to apply for RCSVs. Eligible elderly persons can also download the application form from the SWD website.

Service Leaflet

For details of this Scheme, please download the service leaflet of RCSV.


For details on the Scheme, please click here to visit the SWD website.