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Hong Kong Family Welfare Society
Examples
Single Elderly
Why there are so many single elderly in HK?
Reasons

1.
immigrant of the new generation

2.
Organize Nuclear Family
-> living space
->not willing live with elderly

3.
Death of a spouse
->31% were widowed in 2011


Comparison
Definition of solitary elderly
people:
over or 65
,
live alone
Statistic of single elderly
Physical Problems of single elderly
1.
Nutritional imbalance
not willing to cook (not convenient)
no money

2.
Risk of outbreaks of influenza / other diseases
lack of nutrition

3.
Accidents rate

no one look after them
auxiliary aids at home Home safety
Mental Problems of single elderly
1. Risk of anxiety / depression
living alone
lack of social activity
feel of being abandoned
Main Duties
Provides a lot of services to the elderly
Some are specially provided to the single elderly
$25 membership fee
(
life-long membership
)
Committed to
deliver quality and professional social services

Enhance the well- being of families and individuals
in HK
Foster a caring community in the family
perspective
Mission
**6. Safe @ Home Project
**5. Neighborhood Elderly Center
**4. Integrated Home Care Service
3. Enhanced Home and Community Care Service
2. Community Rehabilitation and Pain Relief Service
1. Carers Support
Provide supporting service to the
carer

Improve living standard and
quality of life
of the elderly
Promote
elderly care
Enhance
community concerns
on the elderly
Help dealing with the poor family relationship
New
community support service
Use
physiological methods
to relief pain
social activities Friends
Aims:
i.
enable frail
/ cognitively
impaired elderly to stay in the
living environment with
their
choice
ii. to provide
support to the carers

Provides:
i.
house works
ii.
personal
care
iii.
rehabilitation
service
iv.
day care
service
v.
carer support
service to the families
in need, elderly and disabled
vi. preparation of meal
->
balanced diet

Aims:
i.
provide elderly(recreation& learning environment)

=
enhance their lives
develop their potentials

ii.
enhance the family relationships


iii. help them:
be aware
make use of community resources
Aims:
i.
subsidize
:
improving safety

(living environment)

ii. maintain &
enhance:

self-care ability

iii. provide
home safety education

->
reduce the pressure
(carers)
Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
Vision
Enable elderly : live a
quality
live
Mission
Enhance living quality (elderly)
Use of technology
People-oriented
services
Innovative methods.
Found in 1996
Reason: cold spell
100 single elderly ->dead
notice the problem of single elderly
need better caring.

Values
1. People-oriented
2. Value the elderly
3.Cultivating Welfare
4.Partnership
5.Value innovative ideas
1. Personal emergency link Service
Personal Emergency Link Service
not free

$300
for the first application (included installment fee)

$100 per month
expensive for poor single elderly


Target:
elderly / others with financial difficulties
(not applying government allowance)

Final Goal: provide
free
PE Link Service

2.Elder ring hotline service
3. PE Link Charitable Fund
4. Golden age magazine
(since 2008, June)
Services
Aim
elderly-based
provide medical/ emotional support through the hotline service

Contents:
Emergency service
Care and appointment reminder service
Community service /
information and referral
Emotional counseling service

Call and Care Service Centre

• Operates
24-hour
a day throughout the year

• Supported by Professional
Social Workers
and

Registered Nurses


• Staffed by
trained operators
to attend to users' needs

• Equipped with an advanced information technology
system to
store users' personal information
Targets:
• Aged 60 or above
• Elderly carers

Service hour:
• 9a.m. to 9p.m. (Monday to Sunday)
• Service available on Sundays and public
holidays

Free of charge

Contents:
Elder Ring Hotline: 1878 238
Elder Ring Care Reminder Service
Caring Call Service
Health education program
for chronic disease patients

Monthly magazine
Free distribution
at hot spot
Especially for elderly
Provide news
Provide healthy life information
Western+Chinese medical information
and skills
Writers: Practitioner(Chin), special column
writer, financial adviser, etc.
information:
health, food, finance, art, culture, travel... ...

enhance QoL/ all-round development
Comparison (cont)
HKFWS:

daily needs of single elderly Senior
Citizen Home Safety Association:
emergency

Suggestion
HKFWS:
1. More promotion
more cooperation (organisations /district council)

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
1. More education for elderly
better usage of the equipment

Concern that
neglected
by both organisations :
Funeral service
Emergency Service




- collaborates with hospital authority
transfer electronic patient records
- call the ambulance centre
- call the police
- notifying the emergency contact person
- follow-up services
Care and Appointment Reminder Service :
Call assurance
Volunteer visit and escort to hospitals
Caring reminder
Making appointments with out-patient clinics
Community Service/ Information and Referral :
Referrals to other social service resources
- home service
- healthcare service


Emotional Counseling Service :
Short-term emotional counseling and support.
Real Case:
Story of
Mr. NG

Lost bank account passbook
$35 cash
only
needed to wait
10 days
for
Comprehensive Social Security Assistance
call elder ring hotline
safe and sound
for the moneyless 10 days
free hotline service and magazine
Trained operator
face-to-face
through phone call
History of Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
Evaluation
History
References
1938: Social Service Centre (Churches)

1949: independent agency, HKFWS
-> decline in Hong Kong economy after second world war resources shortage
Aims: helping families in distress
Target group: the victim from Second War World
Service: e.g. giving loans, distributing foods and clothes, find jobs ,free school


1960: children education assistance programme

1966: provide wood houses for homeless with other voluntary organizations

1972: provide home care service



2003: home care service integrated Home Care Service
Home based service model Comprehensive Elderly and Community support services
Stay in their own community for the rest of their lives
A range of professional and diversifying services
e.g. pain control and the rehabilitation education in their community
Ensure that elderly enjoy the sense of worthiness and security



History (cont)
Services
Contents:
i.
counseling
service

ii. hidden&vulnerable elders service

iii.
carer support
service

iv. volunteer service & training

v.
consultation &
referral of community resources

vi.
educational & personal developmental
service

vii.
health education
& healthy lifestyle
campaign

viii. social and recreational activities

ix.
meal service
=> risk(anxiety)
=> opportunity (meet new firends)
Contents:
i. home safety assessment & education
(by
occupational therapists
)

ii. provide suggestions
->
improving safety
(living environment)

iii. provide suggestions
->
usage
of the
rehabilitation equipment

iv.
direct subsidize
: -
improving safety
(living environment)
-purchase of rehabilitation
equipment

=>accidents
Video
Disadvantages
Don't know how to use
Forget how to use ( did not use it for a long period)
Expensive for some elderly
how to use and its disadvantages
Can you imagine one day
you are......
What's your life would be?
Old
Poor
No relatives/ family members in the world
With chronic illness
Bad living environment
Loneliness etc................
Fortunately
Becasue...... we are all
.....someday
OLD
we have some elderly caring organization

such as Hong Kong Family Welfare Society and Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Enjoy their rest of life
Social Problems of single elderly
1.
Poor relationship with their family members
->lack of communication

2.
chance of meeting friends
->poor health condition difficult to travel around
->reduce the social connection


Lau Hoi Lai 12000851
Leung Man Wai 12000850
Mak Tsz Yeung 12000734
Wong Hei Tung, Ingrid 12000859
Yu Siu Mei 12000861
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