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SWB Services

  • Through the collaboration with non-governmental organizations and public departments, provide elderly service like community support and residential care, as well as assist the elderly in maintaining mutual contact with the society, in order to have fruitful elderly life, especially in providing assistance to the elderly who lack condition of living alone and their families, allowing them to enjoy healthy life.
  • Provide technical support and resources assistance to non-governmental organizations (IPSS) and social service facilities in areas of elderly service.
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Referral to Home for the Elderly

Application Venue

Social Service Centre in the neighbourhood where the residence of the applicant is located or the related long term care social services which included Lar de Cuidados “Sol Nascente” da Areia Preta, Centro de Dia da Ilha Verde, Asilo de São Francisco Xavier, Asilo Santa Maria, Centro de Dia Porto Interior da UGAM, Centro de Dia de Mong – Há, Centro de Cuidados Especiais Rejuvenescer, Centro de Dia da Ilha Verde (Serviço de Cuidados Domiciliários Integrados e de Apoio), Centro I Chon da União Geral das Associações dos Moradores de Macau, Centro de Cuidados Especiais Longevidade (Serviço de Cuidados Domiciliários Integrados e de Apoio).

Target Group

Individuals or family members incapable of self-care due to old age and in need of residential service for the elderly subsidized by Social Welfare Bureau

Application Procedures and Documents Required

Completed and submitted the form of “Formulário para o Pedido de Serviço de Encaminhamento para Lar de Idosos” by applicant, or his friends and relatives to the designated locations with:
  • Photocopy of Macao Resident Identity Card of the applicant
  • Medical declaration issued by Health Bureau.


There is no charge for Referral Service, but the charge for service after referral will depend on services provider.

Time for Arranging Appointment

Depending on the application. If necessary, immediate interview can be arranged.