Summer Outreach Service 2015
CU CHAMPION conducted a 10 weeks outreach service program : Summer Outreach 2015 this summer, which aimed at raising awareness of Medication Safety, Health Promotion, AF, and Fall Prevention among elders in Hong Kong.
Beside transferring knowledge about medication safety and health education to the elders, the outreach service also improved the students’ understanding in geriatric care and their communication skills with elders.
Pharmacy & Nursing Alumni
Transferring knowledge about medication safety & health education
Elders in urban & rural areas of Hong Kong
Health & Lifestyle Survey
Basic Health Check
Blood glucose monitoring
Body Mass Index test
Blood pressure measurement
Basic electrocardiogram screening
Health Education & Medication Safety Promotion
Conducted by registered pharmacists
4 July to 5 September (Saturdays)
26 elderly & community service centres located in different districts of Hong Kong*
From October 2015 to March 2015, CU CHAMPION student volunteers and registered pharmacists will conduct follow up interviews with some of the Summer Outreach 2015 elders who were identified having fall risk, medication problems, and atrial fibrillation. The team will provide medication safety education, and specialist referral to these elders.
*Participating Elderly Centre:
(Please refer to Chinese version)
Follow-up interview, medication safety education & specialist referral
Elder participants who were identified having fall risk, medication problems, and atrial fibrillation