Samuel Kwok (left) with mother Pauline Lau. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

15-year wait for hostel care: the plight of Hong Kong’s intellectually disabled who face life without family to help

  • Pauline Lau and her husband fear for their son’s future after they are no longer around to care for him
  • With a place at a care home seemingly out of reach, their predicament is a familiar story for many parents with disabled children
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Samuel Kwok (left) with mother Pauline Lau. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Peace Chiu

Peace Chiu

Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.