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Changing needs and changing service delivery for long-term care in Hong Kong



Changing needs and changing service delivery for long-term care in Hong Kong



Journal of Aging and Social Policy 13(2-3): 155-168



Both the need for and delivery of long-term care in Hong Kong are shaped by the interaction of the traditional and modern. Rapid social change is affecting traditional family structures and roles in care of the elderly, resulting in increased demand for formal care, which to date has been provided mainly by way of residential care. This growth of demand will escalate with rapid population aging in coming decades. In response to this burgeoning demand, current planning is seeking to reshape the established service system and tackle problems in service delivery in ways that will address the bias towards residential care and improve quality of care.

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DOI: 10.1300/j031v13n02_11


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