||(1) Communication Skills (Session 2)
(2) Breath and Balance
||Saturday, 19 August 2017
||2:00 - 3:00 pm & 3:15 - 4:15 pm
||Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong Chai Wan Neighbourhood
Elderly Centre (Yuet Chui Court)
||Ms. Irene GOT (Executive Officer of the Hong Kong
Ms. Hannah HUI (Yoga Instructor)
The ninth "Carers Support Workshops"
titled "Communication Skills (Session 2)" was
held on 19 August and again, Ms. Irene GOT was the speaker
for the session. In the first session of "Communication
Skills" held in June, carers were taught on the importance
of trust in the communication and learnt the skills when
communicating with elders. In this session, Ms. Irene
GOT brought out different scenarios on carers looking
after their care recipients. Participants were guided
to think about their roles as carers and their care recipients'
perspective through the role play section, in which enhanced
their capability on solving caregiving problems.
Another "Carers Support Workshops"
was held in the same afternoon. Ms. Hannah HUI, Yoga Instructor,
was invited again to be the instructor and she taught
carers on improving their breathing and balancing techniques.
Carers also learnt "Abdominal Breathing" and
"Thoratic Breathing" that can enable them to
make use of the proper breathing methods to relax their
|Participants forming into two groups
to design the scripts for different scenarios
||Two participants acting as carer and
|Ms. Hannah HUI, Yoga Instructor, guiding
participants to practise the breathing and balancing