Elderly.gov.hk

Elderly Health Centres

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm. (except public holidays) Except for the temporarily closed San Po Kong Elderly Health Centre, 17 Elderly Health Centres continue to provide COVID-19 vaccination (Sinovac [CoronaVac]) walk-in service for members without prior booking. The vaccination time slots are 8:30am to 12:30pm and 2pm

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URL: elderly.gov.hk

Queries About Health Check

The health check plan should be tailor-made for the individual and preferably by family doctors. Certain investigations are considered "basic" as the diseases they tested are common and the investigations are not invasive. However, there is no "plan" that suits every person. On the other hand, unnecessary investigation will waste money and time.

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Elderly Health Service

8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm. (except public holidays) Except for the temporarily closed San Po Kong Elderly Health Centre, 17 Elderly Health Centres continue to provide COVID-19 vaccination (Sinovac [CoronaVac]) walk-in service for members without prior booking. The vaccination time slots are 8:30am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 5pm from

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Health Promotion Activities

Interested clients can contact the Elderly Health Centre for reservation. Except for the temporarily closed San Po Kong Elderly Health Centre, 17 Elderly Health Centres will resume to provide health talks from 11 July 2022. July to August 2022. Hong Kong Island: Timetable: Sai Ying Pun Elderly Health Centre

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Coping with Chronic Illness

Strategies for Coping with Chronic Illness. 1. Acquire Necessary Knowledge and Skills. Understand the illness actively by consulting health care professionals and reading relevant reference books. The carer may acquire nursing skills to meet the specific needs of the patient in order to provide appropriate support. 2.

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Knowing Your Health Waarning Signs

The Health Warning Signs You Need to Know Elderly people should always be aware of their own body conditions and seek early medical advice in case they notice any abnormal signs or experience discomfort. The doctor will conduct a health assessment and check-up to make an accurate diagnosis. Do not delay or leave it until the next scheduled

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We Fight the Virus

Mental Health. Being threatened by the spread of COVID-19, many people are worried and therefore feel unsettled, anxious and stressed.. Fun Home Activities. Activities for elderly to stimulate cognitive and sensory functions while maintaining …

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Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges for Elderly Health Centres (with effect from 13 December 2021) Elders aged 65 falling into the following categories are eligible for the rates of charges applicable to Eligible Persons : ; holders of Hong Kong Identity Card issued under the Registration of Persons Ordinance (Chapter 177), except those who obtained their Hong Kong Identity …

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Vitamins and Health

They are important for maintaining health, especially in cell growth and metabolism. Vitamins can be divided into 2 main groups, fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins. Water-soluble vitamins (vitamin B & C) can dissolve in water and the excess from intake will be excreted through urine. Fat-soluble vitamins (vitamin A, D, E, & K), on the other

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Visiting Health Team

The Elderly Health Service, comprising 18 Elderly Health Centres and . 18 Visiting Health Teams (VHTs), was established in 1998 to enhance . primary health care to elderly people living in the community, improve their self-care ability, encourage healthy living and strengthen family support so as to minimise illness and disability.

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Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease

Causes of shortness of breath. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema (also known as chronic obstructive airway disease or COAD) is the commonest cause of shortness of breath in the elderly, especially those with history of smoking or passive smoking. Usual symptoms include frequent cough, sputum and wheezing. Patients with mild disease experience

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Feeding Skills for Carers of Frail Elderly Persons

Feeding Utensils. (Fig. 1) Ensure the utensils are clean. Use non-slip mat to fix utensils on the table for easier feeding. Check functions of the utensils and replace broken items promptly. Choose appropriate feeding utensils. e.g. fork or spoon instead of chopsticks. Use smaller spoons to control feeding amount and minimise the risk of choking.

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On Healthy Eating: The Science and Lore of Food and Eating

The book is on sale in a box set which also comes with a booklet of healthy snack recipes and a DVD offering practical tips on the purchase of healthy foods as well as a cooking demonstration of healthy snacks. On Healthy Eating: The Science and Lore of Food and Eating is priced at $85 and is now available at all major Chinese bookstores.

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