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Senior Citizen Home Safety Association: Going Beyond Elderly Services?                                                                                                        
 
Product Ref: 05/270C Company: Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Product Type: Case Industry: Public Sector & Non-Profit

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In February 1996, more than 100 elderly people living alone in Hong Kong died because of an unexpected cold spell. Two public figures set up the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association to provide emergency assistance and related services to single elders in Hong Kong. This case looks at the Association's success as a social enterprise and how Timothy Ma, its Executive Director, was pondering if the Association should extend its scope of business to serving people other than the elders.
Functional Area : Social Enterprises & Ethics

Issues: Social Enterprise; Entrepreneur; Elderly Service; Business Scope
Length: Text: 9 pages
Exhibits: 11 pages
Country: Hong Kong SAR

Pub. Year: 2005 Level of Difficulty: 1
         
This product type is available in the following language(s):      English   Simplified Chinese
         
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