As a NGO with social conscience, HKHS is committed to provide affordable housing for the needs of the community. With the continuing increase in the ageing population sustainable retirement housing cum healthcare solutions meeting the physiological and psychological needs of the seniors are urgently required.
HKHS adopts a corporate-social integration approach in the development of the social-friendly retirement housing projects enabling Aging-in-Place. In the past ten years HKHS has explored and pioneered three sustainable retirement housing cum healthcare model to meet the needs of the seniors. Through the development and operation of the completed projects HKHS advocates shared responsibility between the Government, NGO and private sectors to safeguard the health and enhance the quality of living of the seniors. Facilities are operated on commercial or subvented basis as appropriate to meet the needs of different market segments so as to enhance the sustainability of the projects.
With reference to international best practice and retirement housing financial model in USA, Japan & UK etc., HKHS has also explored an unique financial model to maintain the sustainability of the retirement housing project. Opportunities are also provided to facilitate partnership and collaboration between Government, NGO and private sectors in providing quality healthcare services to enhance the independence, safety and well-being of the seniors.