Jul 2017 - Jan 2018

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project - Walking Kwun Tong for Active Ageing (Phase ll)

District:Kwun Tong

Organisation:Christian Family Service Centre

Key components:
  • Organise route design workshops for elderly people and community members to design ideal walking routes in urban community.
  • Invite elderly people, students and community members to take part in tour guide training and become the leaders in tour activities for the elderly.
  • Conduct evaluation for each walking route by volunteers and provide suggestions for improvement. The evaluation data, information and suggestions will be consolidated in a report for distribution to programme participants, elderly service units in each district, mutual aid committees of public housing estates, District Councils and relevant government departments.
  • Consolidate the information of walking routes in a mobile application and launch promotional activities.
  • Organise a press conference to share the evaluation results, and encourage the public to utilise more on information technology to reach out to the community.

AFC domains:
Outdoor Spaces & Buildings
Community Support & Health Services
Communication & Information
Number of direct beneficiaries:1,000 people

Approved funding:$250,000

Initiated and funded by:


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
  • Research Centre for Gerontology and Family Studies
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