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  1. Family accounts for most elderly abuse

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A study on elderly abuse showed that almost half of the abusers were the victims' children, while some 28 per cent were their spouses. The Hong Kong Christian Service reviewed the 92 elderly abuse cases it had handled under its Elder Ab ...

  2. More than 1,900 abuse cases last year

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of cases reported to Against Elderly Abuse rose to 1,918 last year, a 7.8 per cent increase on 2008. More than half involved obtaining money by deception, while about 30 per cent of the cases were verbal abuse. The non-governmental ...

  3. HKIEd, PolyU join push for older learners

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... degree programme on applied gerontology in 2012. Institute director Jenny Chung Ching-ching said the active ageing programmes would cover a wide range of fields. 'It will explore measures ...

  4. 62pc of carers psychologically abuse relatives with dementia

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... social work and social administration department collaborated on the survey with the SH Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics at Chinese University. More than 120 family carers- mostly ...

  5. Degree opens doors to diversity

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... maternal care, mental health nursing, community nursing, gerontological nursing and nursing research. Chow says the collaborative programme focuses on evidence-based practice through which nurses ...

  6. Retirement a question of age

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... picture and see the benefits for society as well,' Ng says. Confirming that theme, Dr Alfred Chan, chair professor for social gerontology at Lingnan University's department of sociology ...

  7. A gradual, more flexible approach to retirement

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... that keeping busy is good for physical and mental health. Social gerontology specialist Professor Alfred Chan Cheung-ming and his colleagues at Lingnan University's Asia-Pacific Institute ...

  8. Directory of courses- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... research, and decision sciences) (MPhil only), social sciences (economics and international finance, political science and international relations, sociology, social gerontology, social policy ... gerontology, international affairs, international and public affairs, journalism, mental health, psychology, public administration, social service management, social welfare, social work, transport ...



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