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The Fifth Session of "Get to Know Dementia" Training Course
Topic: (1) Get to Know Dementia
(2) Communication Skills with Elderly
Date: Friday, 20 October 2017
Time: 2:00 - 4:15 pm
Venue: Room 203, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong
Instructor: (1) Get to Know Dementia
Dr. CHAN Nim Tak, Douglas (Co-chairman of the Sub-Committee of the Community Health Academy and General Practitioner)
(2) Communication Skills with Elderly
Ms. Irene GOT (Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Medical Association)

As the "Get to Know Dementia" training course organized for the security personnel and administration staff of Hong Yip Service Co. Ltd in July received overwhelming response, we are invited by Hong Yip Service Co. Ltd to arrange two more talks titled "Get to Know Dementia" and "Communication Skills with Elderly" for the company staff. The first talk was delivered by Dr. Chan Nim Tak, Douglas, Co-chairman of the Sub-Committee of the Community Health Academy and General Practitioner, in which the causes of dementia, symptoms and the management skills were covered. Ms. Irene GOT, Executive Officer of the HKMA, gave the second talk by letting the participants to experience the disadvantages of one-way communication and learnt the key points of communication with the elderly through playing "You Speak, I Draw" and "Role play".

 
Representative of Hong Yip Service. Co Ltd expressing appreciation to HKMA by presenting a souvenir flag to Dr. Douglas CHAN, Co-chairman of the Sub-Committee of the Community Health Academy   Dr. Douglas CHAN answering questions raised by a participant
   
Participants role-playing staff and elderly to demonstrate communication skills in a real scenario