HONG KONG ASSOCIATION OF GERONTOLOGY

THE SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF GERONTOLOGY

28 NOVEMBER 2009 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

FINAL  ANNOUNCEMENT

Date:  28th November 2009

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Venue:Ballroom, Langham Hotel Hong Kong , 8 Peking Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon


Conference theme:  

Ageing well: promoting care and healthy living

Conference Programme: 

8:30-9:00am

Registration

9:00am

Opening and Keynote Address

10:50

Outstanding Paper Presentation

12:25pm

Lunch and Poster Presentation

2:00-5:00pm

Free Paper Presentation

 

8:30am

REGISTRATION

9:00am

OPENING REMARKS
Dr. Edward M.F. LEUNG, President of the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology

9:10am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Mr. Patrick T.K. NIP, JP, Director of Social Welfare

9:25 am

PRESENTATION OF SOUVENIRS & PRESENTATION OF THE ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATES (1)

9:30 am

PLENARY SESSION

New Clinical Insights in the Management of Fragility Fracture
Prof. Andreas H.A. KURTH.
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany.

Cognitive Status of Rural Aged People of Mongolia
Dr. Ragchaa OYUNKHAND
President, Mongolian Association of Gerontology
Director, Gerontological Center, Ministry of Health, Mongolia.
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Palliative Care for the Older People
Dr. Weng-keong YAU.
Consultant Physician and Geriatrician, Department of Medicine,
Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

10:30 am

TEA BREAK

10:45 am

OUTSTANDING PAPER PRESENTATION

The Development of Macao Ageing Index
Alfred C.M. CHAN, Phoebe P.Y. TANG, Edward M.F. LEUNG, & Wing-yin LI

The Shared Risk Factors for Distinct Geriatric Syndromes
Cheryl C.H. CHEN, Yu-tzu DAI, Chung-jen YEN, Guan-hua HUANG, & Charlotte WANG

Evaluation of CADENZA Community Project: Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP)
Wayne L.S. CHAN, Elsie HUI, Dilys K.C. CHEUNG, Carrie CHAN, Shirley WONG,
Rita WONG, Siu-fan LI, & Jean WOO

Caregiving Burden: The Role of Congruence between Care-givers' and Care-receivers' Assessment on Care-receivers' Health
Vivian W.Q. LOU

Transitional Residential Care for Elderly Patients Discharged from Hospital
Edward M.F. LEUNG, Y.K. TSOI, M.P. LI, & A. AU     

 

12:15 pm

PRIZE PRESENTATION & PRESENTATION OF THE ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATES (2)

12:30pm

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING







12:30pm

LUNCH & POSTER PRESENTATION

Psychometric Properties of the Chinese General Self-Efficacy Scale (CGSE) among Soon-to-be-aged Adults
Doris Y.P. LEUNG & Angela LEUNG

The Implementation of User Participation- The First Carer Association in Hong Kong
Helen H.M. CHAN & Yen T.Y. CHEUNG

Residents’ Health Profile in a Yunnan Village: Way toward a Better Health Condition and Healthcare System in Rural China for All Ages
Alfred C.M. CHAN, David T.W. HO, & Phoebe P.Y. TANG

Case Illustration: Practice Experience of Engaging and Empowering Elders in Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP)
Kin-wai WONG,Rita WONG, Siu-fan LI, Elsie HUI, Wayne L.S. CHAN, Dilys K.C. CHEUNG,
Carrie CHAN, & Jean WOO

Acceptable Health Promoting Group Exercise for Community-dwelling Elderly Adopting an Evidence-based Falls Management Exercise (FaME) Protocol
Pui-yee YEUNG, Wayne L.S. CHAN, & Jean WOO

Effects of 7-week Community-Based Multi-Dimensional Program on Functional Mobility and Subjective Health Status in Older Adults: A Pilot Feasibility Study
Shamay S.M. NG & Mimi M.Y. TSE

Providing Nutrition Education to Community-dwelling Older Adults: A Learning-contact Approach
Mimi M.Y. TSE, Rose HEUNG, Peony LAI, & Iris BENZIE

"Blessing Through Love"-A Quality One-stop Multi-disciplinary Aged Care Complex for Senior Citizens in Hong Kong
Chloe Y.K. LAM

Good Practices in Case Management in Community-based Long-term Care
Vivian W.Q. LOU

The Five-Timed-Sit-to-Stand Test is Reliable and Correlates Significantly with Balance Ability in Healthy Elderly
Yiqin MONG, Tilda W.L. TEO, & Shamay S.M. NG

Effects of Aromatherapy Among Institutional Elderly People with Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee
Vikita W.K. JAIN-KEUNG, Agatha K.Y. LEUNG, & Gordon K.K. LEE

Art Therapy for Elderly People with Dementia: A Pilot Study
Benise MAK, Jean WOO, Wendy KOU, & Rosa TSE

2:00pm

FREE PAPER SESSION I – HEALTH (Ballroom A)

Geriatric Nurse Facilitating Early Discharge of OAH Patients Admitted to Medical Wards - Continuity of Care from Hospital to OAH
Stanley K.F. TAM, Yuet-seung LAI, Ching-yee LAU, Lai-shan LEUNG, & Lok-yan NG

An Exploratory Study in Participation in Outdoor Activities of Chinese Elderly People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Hong Kong
Steven H.L. CHEUNG & Cecilia L.W. CHAN

The Nutritional Status of the Non-Socially Isolated and the Perceived Socially Isolated in Hong Kong
Choi-yee KWAN & Christopher C.M. LUM

Self-management Chronic Pain Program for Community Dwelling Elderly Suffering from Musculoskeletal Pain
Schwinger C.K. WONG, Anthony S.W. WONG, & Joanne W.Y. CHUNG

Factors Associated with Healthy Longevity- A Report from the Study of Oldest-Old and Centenarians in Hong Kong
Karen S.L. CHEUNG, Paul S.F. YIP, Iris CHI, Ernest W.T. CHUI, Angela LEUNG, &
Felix H.W. CHAN
         
FREE PAPER SESSION II – COMMUNITY CARE (Ballroom B)

Effectiveness of the Tele-diabetes Education Pilot Program
Astor C. Y. KWOK, Anita S. Y. WONG, & Carmen K. M. NG

Benefits to the Rehabilitation of Elders Using Enhanced Home and Community Care Services over Time
Chau-kiu CHEUNG, Alex Y.H. KWAN, & Raymond M.H. NGAN

A Community Model for Care of Older Persons with Diabetes Mellitus: a Randomized Controlled Trial - a CADENZA Initiated Research
Elsie HUI, Wayne L.S. CHAN, Dilys K.C. CHEUNG, Carrie CHAN, & Jean WOO

Provision of Life and Death Support Services in Integrated Home Care Services
Doris W.H. POON

Cultural Sensitivity of Health Care Services and the Needs of Chinese Older People in the UK
Sam W.K. YU, Sammy W.S. CHIU, & Ruby C.M. CHAU

3:25pm

TEA BREAK

3:40pm

FREE PAPRE SESSION III – MENTAL HEALTH (Ballroom A)
          
Promoting a Holistic Care Approach for the Elderly People with Dementia in Hong Kong
Linda W.K. MOK

The Development of Chinese Version "Hong Kong Quality of Life for the Visually Impaired Elderly Scale"(HKQoLVIES) ‘香港視障長者生活質素量表’
Doreen S.P. MUI

Another Kind of Active Ageing: Challenges and Survival of the Scavengers in Hong Kong
Mark K.Y. LI, Sammy W. S. CHIU, & William W. L. WONG

Knowledge of Dementia among Undergraduates in the Health and Social Care Professions in Hong Kong
Ko-chuen LAM, April YIP, Timothy KWOK, & Florence HO

The Effectiveness of Day Care for Dementia People and Their Family Caregivers- the JCCPA Experience
April YIP, Timothy KWOK, Florence HO, & Jessie LI

FREE PAPRE SESSION IV – LONG TERM CARE (Ballroom B)

Factors Predicting Nosocomial Pneumonia in Long-term Care Residents: A Two-year Prospective Study
Susan Y. CHEUNG, Kuen LAM, & Edward M.F. LEUNG

A Multidisciplinary Nutritional Intervention Program Using C-MUST as the Screening Tool is Effective to Improve the Nutrition of Infirmary Patients
Kuen LAM, Terry H.Y. TING, Susan Y. CHEUNG, & Edward M.F. LEUNG

Fall Incidences of Residents at Four Care & Attention Homes for the Aged Blind
Kin-wah CHEUNG, Ka-yin AU, & Wilson W.S. LAM

Pain Management for Older Persons Living in Nursing Homes: A System Approach
Mimi M.Y. Tse, Suki HO, Robert KANE, & Rosalie KANE

Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Holistic Palliative Care Service for Residents in Elderly Home
Catherine L.Y. CHAN & Jessie Y.S. CHAN

5:00 pm

END

Registration Fees: (Lunch & refreshments included)

HK$350 (Members)

HK$450 (Non-members)

US$100 (Overseas)

 

 

  1. E-mail to chadchan@hkag.org. and
  2. Fax at 2775 5586 attn. the Conference Secretariat, or by mail to
  3. The Conference Secretariat,17th Annual Congress of Gerontology, 1/F, Kimberley House, 35 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Outstanding Paper Award:

During the Annual Congress on Gerontology, an Outstanding Paper presentation will be organized. Papers submitted to the Congress will be assessed by a selection panel for inclusion in the Outstanding Paper Presentation. Paper presented in the Outstanding Paper Presentation Session will be judged by a panel for an Outstanding Paper Award based on both the content and presentation of the paper. The presenter of the paper deemed to the most outstanding will be awarded a prize of HK$1000. All papers presented in the Outstanding Paper Presentation session will be issued with a certificate. The Outstanding Paper presented will be published in the Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

 

Enrollment Procedures

Please fill up the registration form (download) and send it back with a payable cheque to: Hong Kong Association of Gerontology

 

Enquiry:

Please feel free to contact us at 2775 5756 or, Email to chadchan@hkag.org

 

                                                   

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We look forward to seeing you at the conference on 28th November 2009

 

 

            Dr. Edward M.F. Leung                                                                     Dr. Raymond M.H. Ngan

 

            President,                                                                                            Chairman, Organizing Committee

            Hong Kong Association of Gerontology,                                        17th Annual Congress of Gerontology