Milestones

南區復康專線

2020

Easy-Access Transport Services Ltd (ETS) joined hands with The Southern District Council to launch The Southern District Rehab Access.

2019

Hong Kong Access Guide was upgraded to 4.0 to incorporate panoramic views as well as the information of barrier-free washrooms.

2018

SHOHub, Hong Kong’s first online platform to facilitate the exchange between self-help organisations, was launched.

e2Care

2016

e2Care, a platform which advocates self-learning and health management with mixed mode of online and offline teaching for persons with chronic health conditions and caregivers in Hong Kong, was launched. It also provides information of chronic illnesses and self-help organisations for persons with disabilities or chronic illnesses.

Research & Advocacy

2012

The Centre on Research and Advocacy was established to formulate and execute research and advocacy projects of HKSR.

Residential Services

2010

Tsang Shiu Tim Home for the Elderly was opened to provide rehabilitative elderly care services so as to improve the quality of life of its residents.

日間復康中心服務 Day Rehab Centre service

2010

Lee Quo Wei Day Rehabilitation & Care Centre commenced service to provide various treatments in rehabilitation and health preservation to persons with brain injury, dementia or other chronic illnesses.

易達轎車相片

2008

The Easy-Access Transport Services Ltd was expanded with the addition of the Accessible Hire Care Service to provide wheelchair users with personalised and convenient accessible hire car service.

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2006

The first cross-border elderly care facility in Shenzhen, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Shenzhen Society for Rehabilitation Yee Hong Heights, was opened to provide one-stop rehabilitative elderly care services.

適健中心水療相片

2004

The Centre on Health and Wellness was opened to offer services including physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, fitness classes, etc. and give health-care advice.

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2003

The Easy-Access Travel Ltd was established to provide one-stop accessible local and overseas travel services and promote accessible tourism.

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2001

Commissioned by The Hospital Authority, The Easy-Access Transport Services Ltd was established to provide the elderly with accessible transport service to attend medical appointments at hospital or clinic.

鄭德炎日間中心相片

2001

Cheng Tak Yim Day Rehabilitation & Care Centre, Hong Kong’s first day rehabilitation centre, was opened to provide diversified rehabilitative services for persons with stroke, brain injury or dementia.

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1997

Wah Hong Convenience Store Ltd was opened and aims at providing persons with disabilities with training and employment. There are now over 8 physical stores located at hospitals, shopping malls and MTR station as well as one online store.

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1995

Collaborated with The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children, HKSR introduced puppetry arts entitled “The Kids on the Block” from the United States to instill into the minds of children and teenagers values of a caring and inclusive society. We have visited and performed puppetry arts of different themes at over a thousand primary and secondary schools as well as organisations.

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1994

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Retraining Centre was opened to offer vocational rehabilitation, training and supported employment services to persons with disabilities or chronic illnesses.

社區復康網絡橫頭磡中心開幕相片

1994

The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation pioneered Community Rehabilitation Network to provide community-based rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities or chronic illnesses as well as their family members and support various self-help organisations.

國際及中國部復康訓練相片

1986

The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation was commissioned as World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Rehabilitation of the Western Pacific Region to collaborate with Mainland China to nurture rehabilitation talents in Mainland China.

Margaret Trench Medical Rehabilitation Centre Photos

1984

The MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre (MMRC), our first rehabilitation centre on Hong Kong Island, was opened in Sandy Bay. The opening ceremony was officiated by Lady Pamela Youde. The ownership of this building was transferred to The Hospital Authority in 1991.

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1983

Our own volunteer team “Rehab Volunteers” was established to organise recreation activities for persons with disabilities.

1980

From 1980 onwards, The Rehabus service is funded by the Government.

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1978

Rehabus commenced service as Hong Kong’s first self-financed accessible transport service, transporting persons with impaired mobility to school, work, and medical or health care institutions. It started with only 2 buses and has a fleet of over 160 buses now.

Margaret Trench Medical Rehabilitation Centre (MTMRC) Photos

1962

The first in-patient medical rehabilitation centre and accessible building of Hong Kong was opened and commissioned in Lam Tin.

The building was renamed Margaret Trench Medical Rehabilitation Centre (MTMRC) in 1971.

The ownership of medical service was transferred to The Hospital Authority in 1991.

After the handover of medical service to Kowloon Hospital, the building was renamed as The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation Lam Tin Complex.

1959

The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation was founded by Sir Harry Fang Sin-yang and registered as a charitable organisation in Hong Kong.