Beneficiaries 受惠机构

 

Benefit elderly people and their carers with Easyhome Services; heal eyesight problems of underprivileged seniors.

为60岁或以上的长者及照顾者提供管家易服务 和为患眼疾的长者提供眼科检查和治疗。

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
长者安居协会

As one of the most established social enterprises territory-wide, the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association (SCHSA) administers Care-on-Call Service and a comprehensive 24/7 support service such as emergency aid and round-the-clock vigilance services.

Demand for elderly care and support has been surging because of the pandemic. Easyhome Services for Elderly and their Carers’ is an initiative of SCHSA to improve the living standard of the deprived seniors, relieve the stress of the care-givers and strengthen family cohesion.

This campaign will also open up job opportunities for carers since they will be recruited to perform elderly services ranging from domestic care and support to rehabilitation training.

No. of beneficiaries: more than 720
(720 elderly aged 60 or above and their carers)

长者安居协会是本地最具规模的社会企业之一,他们提供日常电话服务和24小时全面支援服务,例如紧急援助和关怀服务。

受到疫情影响,长者护理和支援的需求一直飙升。 长者安居协会发起了「一线通®管家易服务-支援长者及照顾者」计划,以改善贫困长者的生活水平、减轻护理人员的压力及加强家庭凝聚力。

这项计划还会聘用看护者为长者提供老年服务,如家庭护理和康复训练支援,为看护者开放就业机会。

受惠人数:720名(720名60岁或以上的长者及其照顾者)


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Radio 3’s Annemarie Evans speaks to Maura Wong, the association’s chief executive.
St. Barnabas’ Society and Home
圣巴拿巴会之家

Reaching out to the poor and homeless is the mission of St. Barnabas’ Society and Home. They provide material and spiritual support to the displaced, and help them reconnect with society. Their existing services have extended warmth and comfort to many impoverished people.

The OSC-funded project, ‘Healing the Vision of the Underprivileged Elderly’, will give 13 old people stricken by eye diseases access to eye examinations and treatments, while improving their quality of life and assisting them to re-establish connections with their family and friends.

No. of beneficiaries: 13 underprivileged elderly or street sleepers

圣巴拿巴会之家传播耶稣基督的爱,为流离失所者提供物质和精神支持,并帮助他们与社会重新连系,以完成为贫困和无家可归的人伸出援手的使命。机构现已改善无数贫困人士的生活,为他们带来温暖。

「爱心圣诞大行动」资助的项目将为13名患有眼疾的长者提供眼科检查和治疗,同时改善他们的生活质素,并协助他们与家人朋友重建亲密关系。

受惠人数:13名贫困长者或露宿者


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Jim Gould went along to meet staff at their day centre, as well as two of their service users, Mr Xia, who’s a Mandarin speaker, and Ms Wu, who spoke in Cantonese. But first, let’s hear from Maranda Li, the interim executive director of the charity.