SECTION 1: ORGANISATIONAL ANALYSIS
1.1 DESCRIPTION OF ORGANISATION
In the late 1960s and early 1970s Father Enea Tapella, an Italian missioner, organized volunteers to arrange home visits, social and religious gatherings and summer camps for the handicapped. Those who shared his vision later founded "The Society of Homes for the Handicapped" to expand those activities.
The Society was incorporated in Hong Kong in May 1978 as a company limited by guarantee. The Society changed its name to Fu Hong Society with effect from 3 January 2001. "Fu Hong" in Chinese means "Support for wholesomeness ", for this said purpose. The principal activity of the Society is to provide services to people with mental and physical handicap and other disabilities.
1.1.2 ORGANISATION CHART
- To establish service and family units within the community to provide holistic care and a homelike environment for people with disabilities;
- To provide assessment and training for the development of the potential of people with disabilities;
- To work together with families in the provision of quality service for their family members with disabilities;
- To provide vocational assessment and training for people with disabilities and enhance employment opportunities for those who have the potential to work in the community;
- To provide counseling and social work services to people with disabilities and their families;
- To organize community education programmes for a better understanding and a positive attitude towards people with disabilities.
1.1.4 VISION & MISSION
People with disabilities are individuals with all human rights, above all the right to be recognized and respected, the right to receive whatever help is necessary in order to progress at every level, human and spiritual, and we are committed to ensure that these rights are respected and honoured through our work with the...