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The Hong Kong Coalition of Dementia Carers (第一屆全港失智症照顧者論壇)

The Coalition is a voluntary association initiated in 2007 by carers and families of dementia patients. It is a platform for the carers of dementia patients to interact with and support one another. It also promotes community education to raise public awareness on dementia patients. Advocacy and lobbying activities to the government on improving policies for dementia patients are also conducted.

Carers' Meeting (家屬月會)

Dementia patient carers and family members are eligible to particpate in this meeting. A gathering over tea is held in a comfortable environment and relaxing atmosphere. Experienced carers share experience and provide support to fresh carers, and friendship and informal support network gradually develop among them.

 

Carer Support Service (護老者支援服務)

Carer Support Service aims at facilitating and supporting carers to take care of elders in the community. Target beneficiatirs of this Service are informal carers, such as family members, relatives and friends who take care of elders in the community. Scope of the service includes skill-training and educational programmes, self-help and mutual support groups, simple counselling and referral services, sharing information and reference materials related to elder care, and social and recreational activities.

 

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