Cheng So-mui, 82, at her residential care home. She was once tied to her bed or wheelchair, sometimes for days. Photo: Victor Ting

Hong Kong NGO shows care homes how they can stop the misery of restraining elderly to beds, wheelchairs and even toilets

  • Understaffing and lack of resources prompts some care homes to tie down elderly residents – often left alone and miserable
  • Christian Family Service Centre programme emphasises more exercise and more empowerment
Topic |   Ageing society

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Cheng So-mui, 82, at her residential care home. She was once tied to her bed or wheelchair, sometimes for days. Photo: Victor Ting
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