The Hong Kong Medical Association- Community Health Academy for Elderly

The Project, through its two cores "Health Academy for the Elderly" and "Outreach Team for the Elderly", adopts a model that integrates medical, social, non-governmental, educational, commercial and housing sectors to build up cognitive, health and social capitals in Kwai Chung district, with an aim to enhance the health management ability and strengthen social networks of the elderly. The Project also puts effort in building networks and mutual care in the neighborhood, and to intensify the supportive web for the carers. Another module of the Project, the "Doctors-Units Instant Link Scheme" aims at strengthening medical-social collaboration and improving the elderly health care services in Kwai Chung district.

Health Academy for the Elderly Outreach Team for the Elderly Doctors-Units Instant Link Scheme

The Spring Festival Fun Fair for Kwai Tsui Estate
Date: 17 February 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Badminton Court, Kwai Tsui Estate, Kwai Fong

The Spring Festival Fun Fair for Kwai Tsui Estate, organized by HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre and supported by the Social Welfare Department, was successfully held on Sunday, 17 February 2019 at Kwai Tsui Estate in Kwai Fong. The Hong Kong Medical Association was one of the co-organizers of the programme to welcome and celebrate the Chinese New Year with the new residents of Kwai Tsui Estate.

Response from the residents of Kwai Tsui Estate was encouraging, more than 300 residents participated in our health educational game booth. Apart from delivering joy to the residents, the booth also provided project details of The Community Health Academy for Elderly to the residents, in which to enhance the awareness of elderly care in the community.

 

The health educational game booth was welcomed by the residents

  The HKMA staff introducing the project contents to an elderly resident

 
Animated Videos on Common Elderly Diseases
 
 
 
     

Contact information:

Phone: 6556 2436
Email: elderlyhealth@hkma.org

 

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Collaborating Partners

Kwai Fong Love Neighbor and Community
Light & Love Neighborhood Elderly Centre
H.K.S.K.H. Lady MacLehose Centre Dr. Lam Chik Suen District Elderly Community Centre
The Hong Kong Society for the Aged
Asbury Methodist Social Service Neighborhood Elderly Centre
Hong Kong Credible Care Volunteers Association Limited
Elderly HealthCare Foundation
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Occupational Therapy Student Ambassador
CU CHAMPION (Community Health And Medication-safety Promotion Inter-school Outreach Network)
YLPMSAA Tang Siu Tong Secondary School
PHC Wing Kwong College
Modern Living investment Holdings Ltd
Sun Hung Kai Properties
Hong Kong Women Doctors Association
Hong Kong Family Welfare Society New Territories (Kwai Fong) Integrated Home Care Service Centre