Service > Medical & Health > Visiting Medical Practitioner Service for Residential care homes for elderly and Persons with Disabilities

Service Introduction

Lok Sin Tong has been providing a wide range of primary medical services and outreach health promotion servoce for the general public. With the objective to improve the services quality of residential care homes, Lok Sin Tong was appointed by the Social Welfare Department to provide Visiting Medical Practitioner service for Residential care homes for elderly and Persons with Disabilities. The scheme aims at providing basic medical treatment and drug treatment services for residents, promoting the health of residents and reducing their dependence on public medical systems.

 

Scheme launch date: October 2018

Service Scope

1. Regular outreach doctors visit

2. Basic diagnosis and sub-acute disease management

3. Drug prescription and delivery

4. Residents Health Assessment

5. Referral service

6. Telephone consultation

7. Health talks and staff training

Service Support

1) Outreach Medical Service Team:

Lok Sin Tong has set up an outreaching medical service team to maintain close co-operation with private residential care homes so as to optimize residential care services.

 

2) Drug management and delivery system:

In order to provide safe and efficient medical services, Lok Sin Tong has adopted a computerized consultation system and a set up a central dispensing pharrmacy for drug dispensing, management and drug delivery service.

 

Service Target

All private and self-financing Residential Care Homes for elderly and Persons with Disabilities in Kowloon City and Yau Tsim Mong District

 

Service Fee: Free service for residents in private and self-financing Residential Care Homes for elderly and Persons with Disabilities

 

Contact:

Phone: 2361 1328

Fax: 2361 1982

Email: vmps@loksintong.org

Address: 1/F, 50 Junction Road, Kowloon City