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Community Service

Jockey Club Cadenza hub:

Jockey Club Center for Positive Ageing:

NGO Partners:
  • the Salvation Army
  • Hong Kong Society for the Aged
  • Tung Wah
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Services, HK

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  • More than twelve elderly centres, with around two thousand elderly people benefited from the service since video consultation and treatment were carried out in Shatin Hospital
  • Potential benefits: to reduce the time taken by elderly people to visit hospitals due to minor illness as well as to reduce hospitalization rate

Chronic Disease Self Management Programme (CDSMP)
  • Using self-management techniques to deal with physical and emotional problems associated with chronic diseases
  • Existing programmes with various organizations such as Salvation Army, Hong Kong Society for the Aged, and ELCHK were carried out. A collaborative activity programme with Catholic Cathedral Parish Pastoral Council & Caritas Elderly Centre was being implemented in January 2007

Falls Prevention Programme
  • Evidence based Falls Management Exercise Programme (FaME) which is currently held in Shatin Hospital for the elderly people who have attended Accident & Emergency (A&E) dept with incidence of falls
  • A Fall Assessment Clinic was held in PWH since Aug 2006 for those who were admitted to A&E dept with incidence of falls: Collaborative project with Academic Unit in A&E dept

Falls Prevention Programme
- Falls Management Exercise Programme (FaME)

Eight classes of the 36-week evidence based FaME have been held in the Tai Po Cadenza Hub since July, 2010. About 50 community-dwelling older people with a high risk of falling have joined the programme. Positive feedbacks were received from the participants. The first two classes were successfully completed with a graduation party held in May, 2011.

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