Senior Citizen Home Safety Association (‘SCHSA’) was founded in 1996 as a non-profit charitable organisation with a self-financing model. Today it is one of the most established social enterprises in Hong Kong. SCHSA provides Care-on-Call Service, a comprehensive 24/7 support service consisting of emergency aid, integrated care, around-the-clock vigilance service, health management, and day-to-day living assistance. The Association also provides training and workshops to the elderly and their family and caregivers. In addition, SCHSA’s EasyHome Services provide at-home care to elderly consisting of elderly care, medical escort, house cleaning and rehabilitation services. SCHSA strives to enable elderly to age in place and lead quality lives independently. SCHSA innovates and leverages technology to deliver people-centric services.
Care-on-Call Brain Health Navigator Scheme which combines the Association’s Care-on-Call 24/7 emergency aid and Vigilance Service, the Care-on-Call Smart Watch, and the
introduction of the latest support services for people with cognitive impairment and their caregivers to become a good helper in their daily lives, including:
The Care-on-Call Smart Watch has a user friendly design for dementia patients. It can be equipped with a voice ringtone recorded by a caregiver or family member to soothe the patient. The SOS button is a prominent gold button for easy identification. The navigation menu of the watch can be swiped via up-down instead of left-right finger motion. The Smart Watch also has an accurate location tracking function supported by four different systems.
Our Care-on-Call Service Call Centre operators have completed the training provided by the Hong Kong Alzheimer’s Disease Association. Current Care-on-Call Service users or families may call to make appointment for a quick assessment for any cognitive impairment
should they need.