Panel on Welfare Services

Meeting on Monday, 12 June 2006 at 11:15 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes
(11:15 am - 11:20 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2264/05-06

-Minutes of meeting on 8 May 2006

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(11:20 am - 11:25 am)


III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(11:25 am - 11:30 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(02)

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Consultancy study for the review of the design manual: barrier free access 1997
(11:30 am - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1438/05-06(01)
(issued on 16 March 2006)

-The Administration's paper on project for modification of Government offices to facilitate access of people with disabilities

LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Meeting with deputations

The Against Elderly Abuse of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(04) (Chinese version only)

The Parents' Association of Pre-school Handicapped Children

1st Step Association

Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association

Retina Hong Kong

Hong Kong Occupational Therapy Association
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(05) (Chinese version only)

MTR Corporation
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(06)

Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(07)

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Rehabilitation Alliance Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(08) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Hong Kong Association for Parent of Persons with Physical Disabilities

Equal Opportunities Commission
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(09) (attached)

The Hong Kong Institute of Architects

The Salvation Army Carer Association

The Direction Association for the Handicapped

Other submissions received

The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(10) (attached) (English version only)

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
LC Paper No. CB(2)2339/05-06(01) (attached) (English version only)

V.Workload of and challenges faced by social workers
(12:40 pm - 1:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(11)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Meeting with deputations

The Against Elderly Abuse of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(12) (Chinese version only)

Union of HK Rehabilitation Agencies Workshop Instructor

Mr Marcus Y L CHIU, Hong Kong Baptist University

Social Work Assistant Branch/Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants' Association
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(13) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Staff Union of Mental Health Association of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(14) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Government Social Work Officer Association
LC Paper No. CB(2)2265/05-06(15) (Chinese version only)

The Church of United Brethren Social Service Division Staff Committee

Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union

Staff Association of Hong Kong Young Women Christian Association

Community Care and Nursing Home Workers General Union

Social Welfare Organizations Employees Union

Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions Committee of Public Services (Social Services)

Other submission received

Hong Kong Student Aid Society Front Line Staff Union
LC Paper No. CB(2)2292/05-06(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

VI.Any other business
(from 1:15 pm onwards)

* Members of the Panel on Planning, Lands & Works are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
9 June 2006