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International Online Conference on Transdisciplinary Model of Urban Aged Care
31 October 2020

(只提供英文版本)

Aging population is a global phenomenon. In Hong Kong, it is estimated that nearly 25% of the population is aged 65 or above by 2026 and 31.1% in 2036. It is forecasted that there will be a great demand in medical and health services which will be a great burden to the society.

In response to the pressing need of Aged Care, the Hong Kong Government outlined her policy support for the establishment of a multi-professional approach to elderly residential and community care in the Policy Address 2017 and 2018. It aimed to provide outreach services for residents of private residential care homes for the elderly (RCHEs) and residential care homes for people with disabilities (RCHDs), as well as a community-based health services model ideally in a fully integrated inter-professional approach. In response, Tung Wah College organises this conference to achieve the following objectives:

  • To draw together a congregation of international experts from different disciplinary backgrounds in the field of Aged Care to explore different options of feasible models of Aged Care in an urban environment like Hong Kong;
  • To establish an International Interdisciplinary and Inter-professional network based in Hong Kong for better synchronisation of hospital-based and community-based Aged Care Services;
  • To enhance the knowledge and skills of Aged Care professions in the unique and newly emerged area of interdisciplinary and Inter-professional Aged Care Services Modelling formation through intensive interactions with international experts in the field.

What the current development of COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of participants, the conference will be conducted online as a Webinar on 31 October 2020.

This conference is organised by Tung Wah College with the full support of the following organisations:

Hong Kong College of Community and Public Nurses
Hong Kong Housing Society
Hong Kong Occupational Therapy Association
Hong Kong Institute of Occupational Therapy
Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association
Hong Kong Physiotherapists’ Union

 
Programme Rundown

Time

Programmes

Video

9:00 – 9:05

Opening Remarks

 

9:05 – 10:05

Keynote Lecture 1:

Transdisciplinary Practice to Support a Good Life

by Professor Sue GORDON

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10:05 – 11:05

Keynote Lecture 2:

Implementing Community Re-ablement Programmes to Enhance Participation, Function and Safety

by Professor Lindy CLEMSON

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11:05 – 11:50

Keynote Lecture 3:

Resilience and Successful Aging – Transdisciplinary Care for Promoting Dignity and Autonomy

by Professor Cecilia L. W. CHAN and Dr. Bobo LAU

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11:50 – 12:35

Keynote Lecture 4:

Transdisciplinary Collaboration to Make “Ageing in Place” a Success

by Dr. Carmen NG

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12:35 – 13:20

Keynote Lecture 5:

Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Aged Care: Are we there yet?

by Professor Claudia LAI

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13:20 – 14:05

Keynote Lecture 6:

A Hip Fracture Prevention Programme in Hong Kong

by Professor Timothy KWOK

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14:05 – 15:15

Plenary Session 1:

Community Hospital Aged Care – from Hospital to Home (with Palliative Element)

 

Chair: Dr. Anthony KWOK

End of Life Care in Residential Homes in RCHEs in Hong Kong

by Dr. Edward LEUNG

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Supporting People with Life-limiting Illness at Home

by Dr. Tracy CHEN

Community Nursing Care in the Urban Aged Care Service

by Ms. CK CHIM

15:15 – 16:30

Plenary session 2:

Primary Care and Aged Care

 

Chair: Dr. Susan CHOW

Fall Prevention Following Stroke: an Innovative and Sustainable Cognitive-motor Exercise Programme

by Professor Marco PANG

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Revitalisation of Transdisciplinary Care in Primary Healthcare in New Era of Urban Age

by Professor Albert LEE

16:30 – 17:45

Plenary Session 3:

Contemporary Issues in Urban Aged Care – Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Perspective

 

Chair: Dr. Winnie CHENG

A Multi-disciplinary Collaboration in Community Care for Elderly with Dementia

by Ms. FUNG Sau Man

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The Keys to Active Aging - Modern Perspective from Physiotherapist

by Ms. Lavinia WONG

Key Technical Standards for Architectural Designs of Aged Care Service in China (我國機構養老設施建築設計的關鍵技術標準 )

by Dr. WEI Da Ke

**This lecture will be presented in Mandarin.**

17:45 – 18:55

Plenary session 4:

Technologically Aided Aged Care in Urban Environment

 

Chair: Dr. Calvin YIP

A Journey of Shared Re-definitions of “Elderlies Life” and “GERONTECH”

by Mr. Armstrong CHIU

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Application of Advance Technology in Rehabilitation for the Elderly: VR and Robotics

by Dr. Ben YIP

18:55 - 19:00

Closing Remarks

 

This material/event is funded by the Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

此刊物/本項目由香港特別行政區政府「專業服務協進支援計劃」撥款資助

Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material/any event organised under this project do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the Vetting Committee of the Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme.

在此刊物/本項目的任何活動中提出的任何意見、研究成果、結論或建議,並不代表香港特別行政區政府及專業服務協進支援計劃評審委員會的觀點。



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