The treatment of Hong Kong’s elderly was thrown into the spotlight by the Coroner’s Court last week. Photo: Nora TamThe treatment of Hong Kong’s elderly was thrown into the spotlight by the Coroner’s Court last week. Photo: Nora Tam
The treatment of Hong Kong’s elderly was thrown into the spotlight by the Coroner’s Court last week. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong welfare chief promises ‘carrot and stick’ approach to improve lives of elderly in city’s care homes

  • Secretary for Labour and Welfare Dr Law Chi-kwong says bill to tighten standards will be ready by the end of the year
  • Law also pledges action after magistrate’s criticism over death of 60-year-old in 2016

Topic |   Ageing society
The treatment of Hong Kong’s elderly was thrown into the spotlight by the Coroner’s Court last week. Photo: Nora TamThe treatment of Hong Kong’s elderly was thrown into the spotlight by the Coroner’s Court last week. Photo: Nora Tam
The treatment of Hong Kong’s elderly was thrown into the spotlight by the Coroner’s Court last week. Photo: Nora Tam
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