Medical workers evacuate elderly residents from Salvation Army Lung Hang Residence for Senior Citizens in Tai Wai in July. Photo: Sam Tsang Medical workers evacuate elderly residents from Salvation Army Lung Hang Residence for Senior Citizens in Tai Wai in July. Photo: Sam Tsang
Medical workers evacuate elderly residents from Salvation Army Lung Hang Residence for Senior Citizens in Tai Wai in July. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Swift action needed at homes for elderly in Hong Kong

  • Inquest of patient believed to have been abused by staff before he died of pneumonia and recent coronavirus outbreaks are disturbing reminders of how bad management aggravates plight of weak and vulnerable

Medical workers evacuate elderly residents from Salvation Army Lung Hang Residence for Senior Citizens in Tai Wai in July. Photo: Sam Tsang Medical workers evacuate elderly residents from Salvation Army Lung Hang Residence for Senior Citizens in Tai Wai in July. Photo: Sam Tsang
Medical workers evacuate elderly residents from Salvation Army Lung Hang Residence for Senior Citizens in Tai Wai in July. Photo: Sam Tsang
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