|Name||"Praia do Manduco" Centre for the Elderly||    |
|Address||Rua da Praia do Manduco, n.° 61 - 63, r/c, Macau|
|Date of Establishment||07/1983|
|Person-in-Charge||Wong Wai Man|
|Entity of Ownership||Caritas - Macau|
|Type of Assistance||Technical and financial assistance|
|Service Target||aged 55 years and above|
|Covered Area (m2)||104.77|
|No of Staff||2|
|Opening Hours||Monday to Friday 9:00-13:00,14:30-18:00; Saturday 14:30-18:00|
|Description||Ha Wan Elderly Centre was founded in 1983, it was the second elderly centre launched by the Social Welfare Bureau (SWB). The first group members of this centre were organized by the volunteers of SWB via visiting and convening. |
The targeted group individuals of the centre are Macau residents aged 55 or over. The mission of the centre is to promote fraternity among the elderly, lead them to live in good health physically and psychologically, and participate into the society eagerly and live happily during their later age.
Via the community education, health seminars, visiting, exchanges and travelling activities etc, the centre encourages the elderly to use the leisure time to acquaint with the community and participate into the society, in order to enhance their living in the later age. Meanwhile it organizes different types of group activities including interest groups of calligraphy, music art, dancing, handcraft and sports etc. to promote the sharing and communication among the elderly.