Beneficiaries 受惠機構

 

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

為60歲或以上的長者及照顧者提供管家易服務 和為患眼疾的長者提供眼科檢查和治療。

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
長者安居協會

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)

長者安居協會是本地最具規模的社會企業之一,他們提供日常電話服務和24小時全面支援服務,例如緊急援助和關懷服務。

受到疫情影響,長者護理和支援的需求一直飆升。 長者安居協會發起了「一線通®管家易服務-支援長者及照顧者」計劃,以改善貧困長者的生活水平、減輕護理人員的壓力及加強家庭凝聚力。

這項計劃還會聘用看護者為長者提供老年服務,如家庭護理和康復訓練支援,為看護者開放就業機會。

受惠人數:720名(720名60歲或以上的長者及其照顧者)


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

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

聖巴拿巴會之家傳播耶穌基督的愛,為流離失所者提供物質和精神支持,並幫助他們與社會重新連繫,以完成為貧困和無家可歸的人伸出援手的使命。機構現已改善無數貧困人士的生活,為他們帶來溫暖。

「愛心聖誕大行動」資助的項目將為13名患有眼疾的長者提供眼科檢查和治療,同時改善他們的生活質素,並協助他們與家人朋友重建親密關係。

受惠人數:13名貧困長者或露宿者


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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.