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Writing Red Banners for Lunar New Year
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We hope people in recovery or staff could have their own goals to achieve with cohesive forces. Even in changeable environment, with ‘hope’, they could step into new stage of life.

 

Purposes

  1. To promote good community care practice in the field of mental health
  2. To provide support and rehabilitation services to people suffering from mental and emotional disturbance

Objectives

  1. To provide skills training and motivation necessary for independent living;
  2. To facilitate service users to learn to communicate and live with others;
  3. To assist service users' individual development and to regain self-confidence.

Services Provided

  1. A therapeutic community environment with staff available at all times;
  2. Group and community activities Individual counselling;
  3. Living skills training;
  4. Learning to take the medication on schedule.

Staffing

There are staff including registered social workers, nurse, rehabilitation workers, supportive staff, rehabilitation assistant & programme assistant and etc.

Who Can Apply

The applicant should be:

  • An ex-mentally ill person;
  • Aged 15 or above male or female;
  • Mentally stable and physically healthy;
  • Willing to participate in groups and community life;
  • In need of residential care and willing to receive the training in living skills and work aspect;
  • Not addicted to alcohol, drugs or gambling.

 

Length of Stay

The length of stay in the halfway house is about half to 2 years.

How To Apply

All applicants are referred by social worker and enrolled in CRSRehab-ExMI System. An interview and assessment will be arranged for the applicant. We will also arrange the applicant to receive assessment by Agency's psychiatrist in need. The referrer will be informed of the result in writing and the referrer will inform the result to the applicant.

Discharge or Withdrawal of Service

The discharge plan will be formulated which is according to service users' progress. Service users can make a request to leave the service upon the discussion with the case medical officer, medical social worker, family members and house's staff.

Fees

According to Social Welfare Department provision.

Contact

Service Unit Ping Shan House
(Purpose-built halfway house) 
capacity
24 (25% are subtarget group)
Address 10 Ping Shan Lane, DD 122 Ping Shan,
Yuen Long, New Territories, HK
Telephone (852) 2478 6983
Fax (852) 2478 4059
Email rfpsh@richmond.org.hk

 

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