Volunteer training "Angel Action" (天使行動義工訓練)

Countries: 
Hong Kong
Implemented by: 
St . James Settlement
Type of Implementer(s): 
NGO
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)
III-2 (Care and support for caregivers)
Description: 

"Angel Action" is held every year to train volunteers, including former carers, professional nurses and retired persons, to provide trainings and support to dementia patients. The Action has trained over 200 volunteers and the longest service term of volunteer has exceeded 5 years.