Professional Training on Dementia (同工训练)

Countries: 
Hong Kong
Implemented by: 
Jokey Club Centre for Positive Aging (JCCPA)
Type of Implementer(s): 
NGO
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-4 (Training of care providers and health professionals)
III-2 (Care and support for caregivers)
Description: 

The centre conducts regular training courses for health professionals (e.g. doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, health workers) with the following characteristics: 1) Practical curriculum combining theory, experience and research findings on dementia; and 2) Focus on improving participants' care skills and quality of service.