By Lecturer in Geography David R Phillips, Alfred C M Chan
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12 shows the provision in 2000 of residential care in Hong Kong. 12 Hong Kong: Provision of Residential Care, 2000 Source: Social Welfare Department, Hong Kong (29 February 2000); Hong Kong Hospital Authority (2000). 13). In March 2002, there were some 29,000 applicants for various types of residential care services on the waiting list registered under the Residential Care Services Delivery System for the Elderly Office. In part, this is because being entered on the list is at present not difficult, and any elderly person can be placed on it following a referral by a social worker.
6 Hong Kong: Distribution of Chronic Diseases by Age and Sex (percentages) Source: Leung and Lo (1997). 7 Hong Kong: Prevalence of Common Illnesses Among the Older Population Source: Leung and Lo (1997). Increases in dementia, depression and elderly suicide The increase in the ageing population and longevity inevitably appear to bring an increase in age-related ailments. Mental conditions such as cognitive impairments and depression have been increasing, though they had passed largely unnoticed until recent years.
Heavy demands are placed on clinic services. A clinic normally sets a daily (Monday to Friday) quota of about 200 consultations, on a “first come, first served” basis. Elderly patients can phone for an appointment, but it is not guaranteed that they can see a doctor. , to wait for an average of four hours before being seen by a doctor. Specialist clinics are attached to hospitals and the demand is similar to that for general out-patient services. On average, there is a three-month wait to see a specialist and, for non-emergency surgery, the waiting time in 2001 was a minimum of nine months.
Ageing and Long-Term Care: National Policies in the Asia-Pacific (Social Issues in Southeast Asia) by Lecturer in Geography David R Phillips, Alfred C M Chan