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HONG KONG ASSOCIATION OF GERONTOLOGY

THE FIFTEENTH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF GERONTOLOGY

 

24 NOVEMBER 2007 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

 

Venue:    Ballroom, Langham Hotel Hong Kong

                8 Peking Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

 

 

Morning Session (9:00am-12:30pm)

 

Keynote Address

Mr. Paul Tang, Permanent Secretary , Labour and Welfare Bureau

 

Plenary Session

 

1)   The Moral and Policy Challenge of Long Term Care for Older Persons in Hong

        Kong

        Prof. Julia Tao,

Professor, Department of Public and Social Administration;

Director, Governance in Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong

 

2)   Engaging Elderly Home Residents in Making Advance Care Planning

        Prof. Samantha Pang

        Head, Department of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

 

Outstanding Paper Presentation

Topic

Presenter

Disability Trends in Hong Kong Community-Dwelling Chinese Older Adults: 1996 2000, and 2004

K.L. Chou

Telephone Nursing Consultation Service

Joan K.Y.Ho

The Association between Leisure Participation and Health Related Quality of Life of Elderly Health Centre Clients

M.C. Cheung

A Study on Older People Who Collect Recycling Materials for Financial Returns

Vivian W. Q. Lou

Jointed Effort of Emergency Medicine Specialist and Geriatrician in Screening of Aged-home Patients in QEH A&E

Stanley K.F. Tam

 

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Afternoon – Free Paper Presentations (2:00pm -5:00pm)

 

1)

A Pilot Study of the Multi-dimensional Stroke Rehabilitations Programme in the Community

2)

Relationships between Social Support and Depression among Chinese Older Stroke People

3)

Elderly care at Home Project

4)

Fall Prevention Program for Community- dwelling elderly- A Home-based Approach

5)

Body-mass Index and Waist Circumference in Relation to the Prevalence of Hypertension, Hypercholesterolaemia, and Diabetes Mellitus among Chinese Elderly Attending Elderly Health Centre, Department of Health

6)

A Clinical Study on Acupuncture for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

7)

Drug Management Practices in Elderly Homes: The Result of the First Territory-wide Survey in Hong Kong

8)

Advance Directives Focus Groups of the Residents and Families in Residential Care Home

9)

Determinants of Staff Burnout in Handling Disturbed Behaviors of Older People with Dementia in Hong Kong: First Stage of study

10)

Ageing in the Asian Pacific; Trends and Priorities with Special Reference to Chinese Communities

11)

Knowledge and Attitude to Family Doctor and Health Service Seeking Behaviors among the Local Community Dwelling Older Persons

12)

Getting Lost in the Community: A Phone Survey on the Aged Population in Hong Kong

13)

Health-related Learning among Soon-to-be-aged Adults in Hong Kong

14)

A Study on the Users' Profile of the Personal Emergency Link Service

15)

A Report of the Outcomes of Occupational Therapy Programs for Elderly with Mild Cognitive Deficits in the Community

Elderly Centres

16)

Case Study on the Burden Impacted on the Carers of Alzheimer's Disease Patients

17)

A Pilot Study on the Development of a Screening Instrument for Early Signs of Cognitive Impairment

18)

A Study on the relationship between Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Suicide amongst Older Adults in Hong Kong

19)

A Phenomenological Study on Help-seeking in Chinese Older Adults with Early Dementia in Hong Kong

 

CME, CNE and CPE Accreditations:    CNE 6 points    CME and CPE are under application

 

Registration Fees (Lunch and Refreshment included)

Member: HK$ 330

Non-member: HK$ 430

Overseas: US$ 100

 

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 2727 3250 or,

Email to wmtsang@hkag.org

 

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We look forward to seeing you at the conference on 24th November 2007

 

 

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

 

            President,                                                                                                     Chairman, Organizing Committee

            Hong Kong Association of Gerontology,                                                  15th Annual Congress of Gerontology