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

@article{Leung2001ChangingNA,
  title={Changing needs and changing service delivery for long-term care in Hong Kong.},
  author={Edward Man-fuk Leung},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 2-3},
  pages={155-68}
}
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… CONTINUE READING

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