The Hong Kong Medical Association (HKMA) is committed in safeguarding health of the people. To this end, we have organized various programmes on health promotion and diseases prevention. Currently, the HKMA is running 2 community health service projects:

(1) Community Health Academy - Extension (a 1-year project in Chai Wan self-funded by the HKMA)
(2) Community Health Academy for Elderly (a 3-year project in Kwai Chung funded by the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund)

To learn more about the 2 projects, please click on the respective logos shown above!


 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
     

Preview of the Home Visit in April 2019 (Kwai Chung and Chai Wan)

Our Outreach Team is going to visit the singleton elders and elderly couples in Kwai Fong Estate and Hing Wah Estate. Members of the public are welcomed to join!

Date: Saturday, 13 April 2019
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm (Including volunteer training workshop, home-visit and sharing session)
Assembly Point: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light & Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)

Date: Saturday, 27 April 2019
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Assembly Point: Hing Wah Estate (Chai Wan)

Registration Form (Scan QR code for registration)

All interested parties are welcome!


Preview of the Community Health Academy for Elderly - Health Academy for the Elderly
Wellness Course - March
"Nursing" course - 1st session
Topic: Elderly Skin Care
Date: 13 March 2019 (Wednesday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. LEUNG Kin Nin, Kenneth (Community Service Committee member and General Practitioner)
   
"Elderly Diseases" course - 3rd session
Topic: Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension
Date: 27 March 2019 (Wednesday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. LEUNG Gin Pang (Community Service Committee member and Family Physicians)
   
Wellness Course - April
"Nursing" course - 2nd session
Topic: Swallowing Difficulty
Date: 18 April 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. HO Wai Lam, Diana (Clinical Associate of the Speech Therapy Unit, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
   
"Nursing" course - 3rd session
Topic: Topic: Hearing Care
Date: 25 April 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Ms. CHAU Yim Yee, Celia (Registered Social Worker, Hong Kong Society for the Deaf)
   
Wellness Course - May
"Nursing" course - 4th session
Topic: Elderly Foot Care
Date: 23 May 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Mr. Michael YAM (HCPC Registered Podiatrist (U.K.), HKPodA Accredited Podiatrist)
   
"Social / Leisure" course - 1st session
Topic: Laughter Yoga Workshop
Date: 30 May 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Mr. Dick YU (Founder and Chairman, Healthy Laughters Association)
   
Wellness Course - June
"Nursing" course - 5th session
Topic: Age-friendly Home
Date: 13 June 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Ms. Fiona WONG (Occupational Therapist, Housing Society Elderly Resources Centre)
   
"Elderly Diseases" course - 4th session
Topic: Urology Diseases
Date: 20 June 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light& Love Home (G/F, Kwai Shun House, Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung)
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. YEUNG Hip Wo, Victor (HKMA Honorary Secretary, Co-Chairman of the Community Service Committee and Specialist in Urology)

For enrollment or more information, please call Ms. Julianne CHOW at: 6556 2436
Email: elderlyhealth@hkma.org


Community Health Academy for Elderly "Health Academy for the Elderly" - "Nursing" Course - Session 1
Topic: Elderly Skin Care
Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Time: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Venue: The Active Ageing Centre of Hong Kong Light & Love Home, Kwai Fong Estate Speaker: Dr. LEUNG Kin Nin, Kenneth (Member of the Sub-Committee of the Community Health Academy for Elderly and General Practitioner)

The first session of the "Nursing" course titled "Elderly Skin Care" of the Health Academy was held on 13 March 2019. Dr. LEUNG Kin Nin, Kenneth, Member of the Sub-Committee of the Community Health Academy for Elderly and General Practitioner, was invited to present on dry skin, eczema and scabies. Dr. LEUNG shared his personal experience and gave tips on skin care, such as the correct way of shower and the usage of skincare products. Students were also reminded to select suitable skincare products according to their own needs and skin conditions.

 

 

Dr. Kenneth LEUNG attending to a student's question

  Dr. Kenneth LEUNG explaining the symptoms of dry skin

Community Health Academy for Elderly - Home Visit in March 2019 (Kwai Chung)
Date: Saturday, 9 March 2019
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm (Including volunteer training workshop, home-visit and sharing session)
Location: Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung

A total of 45 Outreach Ambassadors joined the home visit programme on Saturday, 9 March 2019. The Ambassadors visited 17 elderly households, delivered their care to the elders and followed up their home safety and health issues. On that day, Ms. Elaine CHAN, Occupational Therapist of the Elderly HealthCare Foundation, was invited to be the speaker of the volunteer training session on the topic of Elderly Home Safety. Ms. CHAN also listed out the items should be particularly concerned in elders' home setting, e.g. wrongly use of sink and towel rack as leverage. The fruitful training enhanced the Ambassadors' knowledge on elderly home safety during home visit.

 

Ms. Elaine CHAN, Occupational Therapist of Elderly HealthCare Foundation giving the talk on elderly home safety

  A group photo was taken before departure to the elders' homes
 

The outreach team consisted of occupational therapy students, gerontology graduates and doctor visiting an elderly couple, both aged over 89

  The Outreach Ambassadors talking with Madam IP about her recent condition
     

Outreach Team for the Elderly - Home Visit
Date: 28 February 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Hing Wah Estate

On Thursday, 28 February 2019, 10 outreach ambassadors together with 2 volunteers from Occupational Therapy Student Ambassadors visited 7 elderly households in Hing Wah Estate. Miss Irene GOT, Manager (Projects) of the HKMA, has briefed the volunteers on the volunteer guidelines and volunteers shared home visit experience after the home visits.

 

 

   

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Date: 17 February 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Badminton Court, Kwai Tsui Estate, Kwai Fong

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Animated Videos on Common Elderly Diseases
 
 
 
     

 
Practical Handbook
 
 
 
     

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The Hong Kong Medical Association Community Health Academy for Elderly - Health Academy for the Elderly

If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted 3 hours prior to the lecture, the lecture will be cancelled.

If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or Amber/Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force during the lecture, the lecture will be continued.

The Hong Kong Medical Association Community Health Academy for Elderly and Community Health Academy 2 - Outreach Team for the Elderly

If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted 3 hours prior to the home visit, the visit will be cancelled.

If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or Amber/Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force during the home visit, the visit will be continued.


Contact information:

Community Health Academy - Extension
Phone: 2861 1909
Email: elderlyhealth@hkma.org

Community Health Academy for Elderly
Phone: 6556 2436
Email: elderlyhealth@hkma.org

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