HKFWS based on the existing mode of service of EHCCS and proposed a new mode with the addition of group rehabilitation component (details of the two modes of services are provided in Chapter 3), aimed to further enhance clients’ levels in physical functioning, cognitive functioning, ability in carrying out activities of daily living, psychological condition, quality of life, social engagement and self-efficacy. The specific objectives of the research are:
(1) To validate the effectiveness of the new service mode of EHCCS in maintaining and improving condition in the aforementioned aspects
(2) To compare the effectiveness of the new service mode of EHCCS with the existing service mode of EHCCS in maintaining and improving condition in the aforementioned aspects.
Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, Lingnan University (2010). Evaluation study: On the new mode of enhanced home & community care service provided by Hong Kong Family Welfare Society. Retrieved from http://commons.ln.edu.hk/apias_research/5/