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Apr 2018 - Dec 2018

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project - Health @ Community

District:Kwun Tong

Organisation:Hong Kong Christian Service

Key components:
  • Provide health talks and body check-ups to 400 older people in the district to enhance their understanding on chronic diseases and the ways of identification.
  • Train young-olds to become volunteers to conduct visits and increase the awareness on prevention of chronic diseases among the high-risk elderly and enhance their skill on self-management of health.
  • Provide exchange and cooperation opportunities for elder volunteers and younger generation, including organising workshops on exercises, diets and information technology application; designing fitness exercises and healthy diets for the elderly in preventing and managing chronic diseases; and teaching older people and their caregivers to use mobile applications on health management and information. The programme achievements will be consolidated and published in a healthy lifestyle magazine for distributing to the elderly/caregivers’ centres in the district.
  • Provide home visits and tele-health consultation services for the elderly people with chronic diseases who are living alone, frail or residing in hilly areas and their caregivers on prevention and management of chronic diseases.
  • Organise carnival and distribute healthy lifestyle magazines to promote the prevention of chronic diseases and healthy lifestyle to the community.

AFC domains:
Community Support & Health Services
Communication & Information
Respect & Social Inclusion
Number of direct beneficiaries:1,396 people

Approved funding:$299,433

Activity Highlight Video (Chinese version only):
Snapshot of closing ceremony cum carnival of
“Health @ Community”
Snapshot of programme activities of
“Health @ Community”

The videos are provided by Hong Kong Christian Service

Initiated and funded by:

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Project partners:

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • Lingnan University
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
  • Sau Po Centre on Ageing
  • Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
  • Institute of Active Ageing
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