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CPD by Others
Code : 2013110
Event Name : Sustainable Retirement Housing Model for the Hong Kong Aging Community - The Strategy Operation & Financial Model
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Patrick Tsang, FHKIS, FRICS, RPS(GP)

General Manager (Planning & Development), Hong Kong Housing Society
Event Date : 14/11/2013
Event Time : 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 2
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 120712/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : PDD
Closing Date : 13/11/2013
Fee : HK$100 for members, HK$150 for non-members
Priority : PDD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

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.