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Community Nursing Service

Introduction

  • Community Nursing Service is one of the specialty nursing services within the Hospital Authority of Hong Kong
  • The main aim is to provide holistic care for clients staying in the community
  • Community nurse shall provide the following services at home visitation:
    • Conduct comprehensive health assessment
    • Formulate, implement and evaluate nursing therapeutics according to clients' needs
  • For clients' with chronic health condition, case management model of care will be adopted by community nurse to deliver a coordinated healthcare service by networking with other service providers

Target Group

Community Nursing Service provides care for clients of all ages with the following conditions:

  • Unable to attend health care facilities for receiving nursing care because of debilitated health profiles
  • Require nursing support at home for continuous monitoring of treatment regime and compliance
  • Promote self-reliance and empowerment to cope with chronic illness or specific nursing condition at the early stage of discharge from hospitalization
  • Adopt case management model of care while caring at home for complex chronic diseases e.g. Pulmonary, Diabetic, Cardiac or Stroke care

Scope of Service

  • Chronic disease management
    • Cardiac rehabilitation
    • Pulmonary rehabilitation
    • Diabetic care
    • Stroke rehabilitation
    • Renal care
  • Specialty nursing service
    • Surgical care (e.g. post-surgical care, wound and drain care, ostomy care)
    • Geriatric care
    • Postnatal and infant care
    • Continence care
    • Palliative care / End of life care
  • Utilization of community resources
  • Nutrition counseling and feeding tube care
  • Medication management
  • Home safety assessment/ Home adaptation and exercise
  • Home infection control education
  • Community health education

Service Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday and Public Holidays Closed

Contact Us

Telephone: 2486 8414
Fax: 2475 9642

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