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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, 8 June 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: Thursday, 27 June 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 - 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


Outreach Team for the Elderly - Home Visit
Date: Thursday, 16 May 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hing Wah Estate, Chai Wan

二十一位外展大使於二零一九年五月十六日到興華邨,組成七組探訪了七戶老友記。外展大使除了與老友記練習上次教授的拉筋五式外,還提醒老友記要注意天氣開始轉熱,要注意的身體狀況。柴灣區的電話關懷隊亦於同日正式成立,成員由「資深老友記外展大使」組成。每月的10、20、30日將會致電已配對的老友記傾談及提醒其覆診日期。電話關懷隊配合定期家訪活動,可以強化鄰里支援網絡。

下次探訪日期是六月二十七日(星期四),歡迎各位參與!

 
外展大使在義工培訓環節了解電話關懷隊要注意的事項   外展大使們與被訪長者自拍留念

Community Health Academy for Elderly - Home Visit in May 2019 (Kwai Chung)
Date: Saturday, 11 May 2019
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm (Including volunteer training workshop, home-visit and sharing session)
Location: Kwai Fong Estate, Kwai Chung

母親節前夕,共三十一名外展大使出席了2019年5月11日(星期六)的5月份葵芳邨探訪,探訪了二十戶老友記。大使隊於出發前為每戶老友記親手製作母親節花籃,向他們表達心意,老友記們均對花籃愛不釋手﹗今次的探訪有來自不同界別的義工,包括葵涌區的老友記、香港青年協會賽馬會葵芳青年空間的青年義工和新地義工Team力量義工隊。除了關顧長者的身體狀況,義工還協助檢查長者的家居安全,每位義工也善用自己的長處關顧長者不同的需要呢﹗

下次探訪將於6月8日 (星期六) 舉行。歡迎各位踴躍參與﹗ (報名請致電/ WhatsApp: 6556 2436)

 
青年義工與老友記外展大使一起學習製作母親節花籃送給探訪的長者   新地義工Team力量義工隊和香港青年協會賽馬會葵芳青年空間的義工加入外展大使隊,在出發前大合照留念

 

   
 
外展大使為被訪長者進行簡單檢查,了解長者的關節狀況   醫生義工和職業治療學生送上手作花籃,與長者一起慶祝母親節

「醫生單位一線通」健康外展檢查站

日期: 2019年4月30日 (星期二)
時間: 上午10時至11時45分
地點: 葵芳邨

「醫生單位一線通」於4月30日舉行首次的健康外展服務,為葵芳邨的長者量度血壓。當日由護士義工及葵涌區的老友記外展大使提供服務,護士向老友記詳細講解他們的血壓健康狀況,並就老友記的日常生活和飲食習慣提出建議。活動吸引22位老友記及居民參與。另外,當日本會職員亦向居民介紹本計劃及成功招募葵芳邨的街坊加入老友記外展大使的行列。是次活動反應十分熱烈,不少老友記查詢下次活動日期並期待再次參加。

 
護士義工跟老友記談起日常生活趣事不禁開懷大笑   護士義工及葵涌區老友記攜手合作,讓更多老友記受惠

Outreach Team for the Elderly - Home Visit
Date: Saturday, 27 April 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hing Wah Estate, Chai Wan

「老友記外展大使隊」於二零一九年四月二十七日再一次到興華邨探訪。當日共有三十二位外展大使出席,包括四位醫生、兩位來自香港卓護義工協會的護士、三位醫科學生、三位職業治療系學生及二十位長者義工,分成七組探訪了十四戶老友記。活動當日,香港醫學會經理(項目)葛樂詩小姐教授了五式適合長者在家中進行的簡單拉筋運動,讓義工們上門教授被訪的老友記。

下次探訪日期為五月十六日(星期四),歡迎各位參與!

 
外展大使在義工培訓環節認真學習拉筋動作   外展大使在出發前拍攝大合照

 

   
 
來自卓護義工協會的護士義工為長者作健康檢查後與其他外展大使合照   外展大使們與被訪長者一同自拍留念

社居耆健醫學堂 - 「老友記健康大學」護理課程第3節

講題: 聽覺護理
日期: 2019年4月25日 (星期四)
時間: 下午2時15分至3時15分
地點: 葵芳邨光愛中心耆菁天地
講者: 周艷綺女士 (香港聾人福利促進會註冊社工)

「老友記健康大學」第三堂「護理」課程 -「聽覺護理」已於4月25日舉行,本會邀得香港聾人福利促進會社工周艷綺女士擔任講者。課堂讓學員認識不同聽障種類及成因,周女士更邀請學員即場試做簡單的聽力檢測,藉此了解自己的聽力水平。課堂中,周女士詳細介紹各種助聽器的分別和尋求相關協助的渠道,讓學員懂得如何應對聽力減弱的問題。

 
周艷綺女士介紹不同的助聽器   學員試用助聽器

社居耆健醫學堂 - 「老友記健康大學」護理課程第2節

講題: 吞嚥問題
日期: 2019年4月18日 (星期四)
時間: 下午2時15分至3時15分
地點: 葵芳邨光愛中心耆菁天地
講者: 何韋琳博士 (香港理工大學中文及雙語學系言語治療所臨床導師)

「老友記健康大學」第二堂的「護理」課程 -「吞嚥問題」已於4月18日舉行,本會邀得香港理工大學中文及雙語學系言語治療所臨床導師何韋琳博士擔任講者。是次課程內容相當豐富,除了講解吞嚥問題的徵狀、影響和後果外,何博士亦提醒照顧者在選擇食物、飲品和餐具需要注意的地方,更教導大家處理突發噎到時的正確處理方法。最後,學員更親身試嚐加入不同份量凝固粉的飲品,體驗其黏稠度的變化,藉此了解凝固粉如何減低哽咽的風險。

 
何博士正向學員耐心講解正常吞嚥的四個階段   學員試嚐添加凝固粉後的清水

 
Animated Videos on Common Elderly Diseases
 
 
 
     

 
Practical Handbook
 
 
 
     

Bad Weather arrangement
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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