The scheme enables older persons and other eligible persons with disabilities to travel on the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) lines, buses and ferries at a concessionary fare. The Scheme aims to help build a caring and inclusive society by encouraging these groups to participate more in community activities.
Since July 2003, the Macau Red Cross started to provide a daytime Medical Transfer Service for citizens with mobility problems to and from medical institutions. This medical transfer service is available to all persons who are physically disabled and/or using wheelchairs. It also serves the visually impaired and senior citizens living alone.
St. James' Settlement has a specially designed door bell for people with hearing difficulties. It is a user-friendly door bell that flahses when the door bell rings. Qualified elderly and patients could apply for this free of charge. General public could acquire this at a certain price.
The Moonkyung Senior Club and Sarangmaeul (a local disability organization) has a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate. Older persons at the Senior Club are hired by Sarangmaeul to provide support (e.g. serving meals and snacks, clearing the facility, assisting in education) for persons with disabilities on a daily basis.