Optometrists are outraged by the government’s move to restrict claims to HK$2,000 (US$255) every two years. Photo: Handout
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Time to target abuse of health vouchers

  • Subsidy scheme that allows the elderly to use private care services has failed to prevent the overloading of public hospitals with a lot of money going on expensive eyewear

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Optometrists are outraged by the government’s move to restrict claims to HK$2,000 (US$255) every two years. Photo: Handout
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Leung Siu-kwan has lived at the Chuk Lam Ming Tong Care and Attention Home for the Aged for 10 years. Photo: Dickson Lee

The Hong Kong home for the elderly where human touch makes all the difference for residents

  • Superintendent has come up with new ways to run Chuk Lam Ming Tong Care and Attention Home for the Aged in Pok Fu Lam
  • Home’s good practices have drawn staff of around 100 social welfare organisations to visit and learn
Topic |   Ageing society

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Leung Siu-kwan has lived at the Chuk Lam Ming Tong Care and Attention Home for the Aged for 10 years. Photo: Dickson Lee
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