The Government Vaccination Programme (GVP) 2015/16 provides free seasonal influenza vaccination to eligible persons from 15 October 2015. Free pneumococcal vaccination will also be given to eligible elders aged 65 or above at any time throughout the year.
Spasticity and Contracture (I) – Physiotherapy Management has been uploaded.
Revised Topic in Carers' Corner - Helping elders adjust to long term care
Revised Topic in Carers' Corner - Understanding Care Giving Stress of Family Caregivers: Unforgettable Love and Care
|May||2015 Southern Hemisphere Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme to be launched on May 8, please refer to Centre of Health Protection Website for further details.|
|April||Guidelines on Prevention of Communicable Diseases in Residential Care Home for the Elderly (3rd Edition January 2015) has been published, please refer to Centre of Health Protection Website for further details.|
|March||Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.40(Traditional Chinese Only)|
Tuen Mun and Yuen Long Visitng Health Team will will be relocated to 1/F, Mdm Yung Fung Shee Health Centre, 26 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long, NT on 8 December 2014 (Mon). The all telephone and fax numbers will remain unchanged.
A bilingual revised edition of Healthy Recipes Cookbook is now produced. The number of recipes has been increased from 36 to 60. It is on sale at HK$98 in bookstores. Details
The book “Leisure” written in Chinese, provides practical tips on choice of appropriate leisure activities for the general public and people with special needs. This book is on sale at HK$88 in major bookstores. Details
Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.39(Traditional Chinese Only)
In collaboration with non-government organizations (NGOs), the Department of Health is implementing the Elderly Health Assessment Pilot Programme. The Pilot Programme provides subsidized health assessment services to about 10,000 elders over a two-year pilot period. Please refer to EHAPP website for details.
|March||Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.38(Traditional Chinese Only)|
|December||The Serious Response Level under the Government's Preparedness Plan for Influenza Pandemic has been activated|
|November||New book release –"Happy Retirement"2nd edition|
|September||Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.37(Traditional Chinese Only)|
|July||Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.36(Traditional Chinese Only)|
|February||Opportunities for the Elderly Project -
The theme for 2012-2014 :
'Inspiring the Younger Generation with Valuable Experience in their Brilliant Old Age, Living in Harmony for the Betterment of Society - with 1-year-project (2013-2014)'
|January||New DVD - Physiotherapy Series – Simplified Tai Chi Chuan - 24 Forms for Healthier Body and Mind|