Conference Theme: Promoting Choices and Frontiers in Elder Care


Date:24/11/2012 (Saturday)
Time:9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:Ballroom, Langham Hotel Hong Kong,8 Peking Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
Enquiry:Tel: (+852) 2775 5756
 Fax: (+852) 27755586
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8:30 amRegistration
9:00 am-9:10 amOpening Ceremony and Welcome Address
Dr. Edward M F Leung, President, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology
 Keynote Speech
Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong SAR Government
9:25 amPresentation of Souvenirs & presentation of the Accreditation Certificate
9:30 am-10:45 amPLENARY SESSION
 Care Apparel for the Disabled and Elderly
Dr. Frency Ng
Director of Troels H. Povlsen Care Apparel Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 The Practical Application of Nursing Practice Research to Promote the Care of Elderly Patients
Prof. Diana T. F. LEE
Chair Professor of Nursing and Director, The Nethersole School of Nursing;
Assistant Dean, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Drug Related Problems: Hidden in the Elderly Population
Dr. Vivian W.Y.Lee
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
10:45 amTEA BREAK
 The Success of a 7-Year RCHE Program on Sustainable Quality Improvement
L. CHUANG, C.B. Law, K.M. YEUNG, May W.M. CHAN, L.W. HEUNG, T.H. YIP & Albert C.H. LIT

Treating Depressive Symptoms Among Living Alone Older Adults in Wong Tai Sin: A District Elderly Community Centre Initiative
Vivian W.Q. LOU, Psyche TSANG & Jacky CHOY


Tai Chi Qigong Improves Physiological and Psychosocial Health in People with COPD: A single-blind, randomized controlled trial
Aileen W.K. CHA N & Albert LEE

 Palliative Care in Residential Care Homes for the Elderly Program: Effects on staffs’
willingness, knowledge and ability
Helen Y.L. CHAN, Edward M.F. LEUNG, Samantha M.C. PANG, & Erica Y.K, NG
I - Community CareThe Health Profile of participants of "The Care Net" Project
Ronnie Y.Y. CHEUNG, W.M. KWOK, W.H. LEUNG, Y.W. LAI, W.K. WONG, Claudia K.Y. LAI, Mimi M.Y. TSE, Enid W.Y. KWONG, & Anthony S.W. WONG
 Evaluation of the Clinical Outcomes of One-stop Service for Patients with Functional Constipation
T.Y. CHEUNG, Anna Bella M.Y. Suen, Y.H.P. Poon, P.C. CHEUNG, W.Y. CEHUNG, S.F. CHAN, Y.Y. SHING, C.Y. CHOI, L.Y. CHUN, & M.W. KWOK
 Comprehensive management of geriatric hip fractures and enhanced discharge support program
Edmund Y.S. KWOK, & Edward M.F. LEUNG
 Health belief model predicts the number of steps taken by Type II Diabetic Patients
Michael H. S. LAM, Angela Y.M. LEUNG, Mike K.T. CHEUNG, Maisy P.H. MOK, Mabel NG & Sophia S.C. CHAN, & N. XIA
 Social Indicator for the Care and Respect for Elderly People in Hong Kong
Paul T.M. SHEA, C.C. WONG, Daniel K.H. KWOK, & H.K. MAK
II - Mental HealthThe effectiveness of the Spiritual Enhancement Group for Chinese Elders: evidence from a quasi-experiment
Vivian W.Q. LOU, Catherine L.Y. CHAN, Shirley S.Y. FOK, Amy K.M. TSUI, Annie DAI, & Doris Y.P. LEUNG
 The effectiveness of telephone-delivered psychoeducation intervention to caregivers of people with dementia in Hong Kong
Timothy KWOK, Daniel HO, Issac IP, Bel WONG, Kenny CHUI, & Florence HO
 The effectiveness of an online counseling program 'ADCarer' designed for family caregivers of dementia patients
Timothy KWOK, Alma AU, Daniel HO, Bel WONG, Vivian MAK, & Florence HO
 The undergraduate students' knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease (AD): A Cross-Sectional Study
Angela Y.M. LEUNG, N. XIA, Ian C.K. WONG, Julie CHEN, Vivian W.Q. LOU, & Karen CHEN
 Cognitive and Physical activities intervention to preserve cognitive and everyday function in Chinese older adults with early cognitive decline
Linda LAM & Ada FUNG
III - HealthScreening ADL disabilities in community-dwelling elders
 Effects of a Drug Education Programme in improving safe drug use among Community-dwelling Chinese Older Adults
Rose S.M. HEUNG, Mimi M.Y. TSE, T.C. CHAN, N.CHENG, C.H. IP, K.W. KO, K.M. LAU, Christina M.T. LEE, K.Y. LOK, Y.Y. LOK, & K.Y. NG
 Chronic Disease Management from Hospital to Community- Community COPD Care Program
 A Triage system to enhance the effectiveness of rehabilitation program for strokes with upper extremity and hand function problems
Peggy N. HUI, Maurice S.H. WAN, S.S. WONG, Michelle M.S. WU, Sara P.Y. YIM, & Alvin R.H. HO
 The impacts of support source structure on life satisfaction of older adults in Hong Kong
N. LU, Vivian W.Q. LOU, & Terry Y.S. LUM
IV - Long Term CareStrategies for enhancing autonomy among older adults in Care and Attention Homes: An advance care planning program
Vivian W.Q. LOU, Jervis C.S. TANG, Sandy W.P. WONG, S.H. LAM, & Amy K.M. TSUI
 A 2-Year Fall Prevention Program in Residential Care Homes for the Elderly (RCHE) in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing District
Y.K. LEUNG, Adela S.F. LAI, C.B. LAW, Betty P.H. KO, Leona F.P. YAN, Stella W.C. CHENG, May W.M. CHAN, S.L. WONG, T.H. YIP, Nora Y.K. LEUNG, & W.S. KWAN
 The Effect of Music and Exercise on Elderly People with Chronic Pain in local Nursing Homes
Bonnie P.T. TSE, & Mimi M.Y. TSE
 What is the quality of life of nursing home residents in Hong Kong? Implications for providing quality of care drawn from a model nursing home project
Claudia K.Y. LAI, Enid W.Y. KWONG, Rainbow L.P. LEE, & Annie CHUNG
 Staff perception survey of a prompted voiding programme in local resident homes
Claudia K.Y. LAI, & Joyce H. CHAN
 Measuring Cancer Fatalism in Older Chinese Adults: An Application to Colorectal Cancer Screening
Doris Y.P. LEUNG, Eliza M.L. WONG, Jacky C.K. NG, Terry K.S. WONG, & Carmen W.H. CHAN
 Evaluation of a new service option for stroke patients in Hong Kong
P.H. CHAU, Fannie YEUNG, T.W. CHAN, & Jean WOO
 Computerized Medication Management System (CMMS)- A Process Re-engineering for Residential Care Homes for the Elderly (RCHE)
Thomas KWONG, Peter SUEN, Teresa LEE, Kelvin CHONG, Wendy MUI, Wells WONG, & Mines CHAN
 Game-based Group Exercise Programme for Community Dwelling Elderly
Phoebe C.M. NG, Ben C.H. KONG, & Priscillia L. LAM
 A feasibility Test: Life Review Group Program (LRGP) for Nursing Home Residents with Frailty
 Evidence-based Care for Managing Dry Skin in Older People
Maggie M.K. CHEUNG, Helen Y.L. CHAN, Diana T.F. LEE, Susanna S.H. CHAN, & Maggie W.C. TSUNG
 Evidence-based Care for Preventing and Managing Constipation in Geriatric Patients
Helen Y.L. CHAN, Diana T.F. LEE, Edward M.F. LEUNG, S.K. CHAN, Eric S.K. TANG, & M.W. LEUNG
 Supplementing Vitamin D through Sunlight Exposure: The Importance of Health Literacy in Health Education
Mike K.T. CHEUNG, Angela Y.M. LEUNG, Sophia S.C. CHAN, Marcel S.F. LIE, Felix H.W. CHAN, & C.W. Lam
 The New Model of One-stop Funeral Care and Education Service: Centre of Life Enlightening
Karen S.H. MA & Carrie Y.M. TANG
 Making a Difference in Facing Death-Building on Home Care Services to Improve End-of-Life Care
Selina C.L. SIU & K.L. FUNG
 Walking Hand in Hand with Cognitively Impaired Old Adults: Perceived Support and Needs of Family Care Givers
X.B. ZHONG, Gemma K.C. LAW, & Vivian W.Q. LOU
 The Effects of Sitting Tai Chi Practice on Physical Health and Psychological Wellbeing in Older Adults with Dependent Ambulation: A Randomized Controlled Trail
Registration Fees (Lunch & 2 Tea Breaks included)
HK$500 (Members) / HK$650 (Non-members) / US$150 (Overseas)
CNE (5 POINTS) / CPD-SOCIAL WORKER (7 POINTS) / CME and CPD are under application
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