Residential Aged Care Accreditation Scheme (香港安老院舍評審計劃)

Hong Kong
Implemented by: 
Hong Kong Association of Gerontology
Type of Implementer(s): 
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)

This scheme aims to provide an objective evaluation of elderly nursing care centres in Hong Kong so as to improve the industry's service standard and to provide consumers a reliable standard. Elderly centres are evaluated on 40 items in accordance with the government standard and examples from foreign countries. Evaluators include professionals in the industry, doctors, nurses, social workers, etc.