Hong Kong’s elderly care homes face a severe staff shortage as the city’s population continues to age. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong’s elderly care homes face a severe staff shortage as the city’s population continues to age. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s elderly care homes face a severe staff shortage as the city’s population continues to age. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong welfare secretary says elderly care homes will not turn to foreign domestic helpers to fill the labour shortage

  • Law Chi-kwong said on Saturday that immigration laws prohibit foreign domestic helpers from working in any other job
  • Government will however discuss the possibility of using imported labour in the future to help staff care homes

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s elderly care homes face a severe staff shortage as the city’s population continues to age. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong’s elderly care homes face a severe staff shortage as the city’s population continues to age. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s elderly care homes face a severe staff shortage as the city’s population continues to age. Photo: Nora Tam
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