(The tentative programme is subject to final confirmation.)
Time Event
9:00 am – 9:30 am Registration and Coffee
9:30 am – 10:00 am Welcoming Speech
Professor Peter P. YUEN
Conference Chair and Dean, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Opening & Keynote Presentation I
Ensuring sustainability and affordability of long-term care in Hong Kong
Dr The Honourable LAM Ching-choi, SBS, JP
Chairman, Elderly Commission, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Moderator: Dr S. H. LIU (President, HKCHSE)
Keynote Presentation II Long-term care provision and financing in China: The context and recent developments in financing
Professor Peter P. YUEN
Dean, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Moderator: Dr W. K. POON (President, HKCNHCM)
Keynote Presentation III Evaluating the financial sustainability of the different long-term care insurance schemes in the 15 pilot cities
Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Moderator: Professor Warren C. K. CHIU (Professor and Associate Dean (Quality Assurance), PolyU CPCE)
Keynote Presentation IV A comparative analysis on long-term care models in Qingdao, Nantong, and Shanghai
Dr Sabrina Ching Yuen LUK
Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Moderator: Professor CW LEUNG (Professor and Associate Dean (Research), PolyU CPCE)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Plenary Presentation I
New paradigm for the future of super-aging societies – a prospective analysis from Japan
Professor Toshihiko HASEGAWA
President, Future Health Research Institute, Japan
Moderator: Dr Jack M. K. LO (Director, PolyU SPEED)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Plenary Presentation II
Conducive factors that shaped and maintained ‘universal’ long-term care & services in Japan and their relevance in Asia Pacific; an inside-out perspective
Mr Sunil MEHRA
Founder Director, NICHIKO, Japan
Moderator: Dr Jason CHAN, MH, JP (Assistant Dean (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), PolyU CPCE)
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Plenary Presentation III
Long-term care in Singapore: Balancing healthcare delivery and financing
Dr PHUA Kai Hong
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore & Visiting Professor, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Moderator: Dr Ben Y. F. FONG (Associate Division Head and Professor of Practice (Health Studies), PolyU CPCE)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Parallel Sessions A - D
Venue: UG06 Sessions A: Community Care
Moderators: Dr Carrie H. S. WONG (Senior Lecturer, PolyU CPCE) & Dr Wilson K. S. LEUNG (Lecturer, PolyU CPCE)

(A1) Caring for the elderly in the COVID-19 pandemic: Experiences from residential care workers in Hong Kong (Veronica S. K. LAI, Linda Y. K. LEE, Ivy S. Y. YAU, S. HUANG, Janet L. C. LEE, Susan S. P. LAW, Becky S. Y. LI, Hong Kong Metropolitan University)
(A2) The community outreach program on medication management (COPMM) (CHIANG Sau Chu, CHOW Chun Yin, Eric, YU Timothy, Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Care Foundation)
(A3) Learning from the literature on community-based yoga intervention for older adults: Practical implications for community health practitioner (Janet Lok Chun LEE, Hong Kong Metropolitan University; Jianli XING, Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Rainbow Tin Hung HO, The University of Hong Kong)
(A4) The evaluation of community care services in Hong Kong (Gigi LAM, Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
(A5) Institutional exploitation on village health volunteers, Thailand (Patcharin SIRASOONTHORN, Naresuan University)
(A6) The local community as a point of departure: Is the district health board an answer for long-term health promotion? (Watcharabon BUDDHARAKSA, Naresuan University; Jonathan S. DAVIES, De Montfort University; Phudit TEJATIVADDHANA, Mahidol University)

Venue: UG04 Sessions B: Physical and Psychological Health
Moderators: Dr Pimtong Tavitiyaman (Associate Division Head, PolyU CPCE) & Dr Vincent T. S. LAW (Senior Lecturer, PolyU CPCE)

(B1) Effectiveness of home-based family caregiver-delivered aromatherapy programme for older persons with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: Study protocol of randomized controlled trial (Becky S. Y. LI, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Metropolitan University; Carmen W. H. CHAN, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
(B2) The impact of public health intervention policies on locals’ mobility patterns (Pimtong TAVITIYAMAN, Bill XU, PolyU CPCE; Chloe FUNG, PolyU SPEED)
(B3) Healthcare management for drug abuse: The potentials of incorporating desistance to anti-drug healthcare services in Hong Kong (Louis W. Y. MOK, Yannick Y. K. CHEUNG, PolyU CPCE)
(B4) A discussion on the depression of older adults and its social factors influencing it (LIU Zhongqi, PolyU SPEED)
(B5) A study of the relationship between anxiety and depression during the transition to adulthood from freshman to senior year in Naresuan University health science students (Kantabhat ANUSAKSATHIEN, Niran NYERNYAMB, Suradate PRAYOONSAK, Jiraporn SEANTAWEESUK, Tawalyarat INSOONTORM, Nattaporn JEAMJARAT, Apinya JITRASRI, Adisara CHAITHAWATWIBOON, Paweena SRIMUANG, Parinya SAENSAK, Naresuan University)

Venue: UG03 Sessions C: Clinical and Service Management
Moderators: Dr Karly O. W. CHAN (Lecturer, PolyU CPCE) & Dr Anthony K. LUI (Lecturer, PolyU CPCE)

(C1) Tongue thickness of older individuals with sarcopenia and sight loss: A pilot study (Calvin YIP Chi Kong, Tung Wah College; Tony WONG Ka Keung, CHAN Cheuk Tung, CHAN Sum Yin, CHEUNG Kwan Yee, SHU Yin Wai, TAM Shun Hing, TSE Pui Shan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Wilson LAM Wai Shun, Armstrong CHIU Tat San, The Hong Kong Society for the Blind; Winsy WONG Wing Sze, The University of Hong Kong)
(C2) Prevalence of undiagnosed pre-diabetes and diabetes among Chinese residing in sub-divided flats: Preliminary results from a community-based screening programme (Crystal Ying CHAN, Becky HOI, Maggie Ying-yee LI, Joyce Ho-yi CHAN, Edwin Shun-kit CHUNG, Henry Ho-fai SIN, Eliza Lai-yi WONG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
(C3) Safety of surgical interventions in the elderly: The weekend effect. A cross-sectional study (Dinara YESSIMOVA, Antonio SARRIA-SANTAMERA, Dmitriy VIDERMAN, Nazarbayev University)
(C4) Patients with end-stage kidney disease on haemodialysis benefit from an innovative multidisciplinary clinic (B. STAVERT, S. MONARO, V. NAGANATHAN, S. AITKEN, University of Sydney)
(C5) Understanding of patient experiences of point of care ultrasound for the management of permanent haemodialysis access in Sydney Australia (B. STAVERT, S. MONARO, V. NAGANATHAN, S. AITKEN, University of Sydney)
(C6) Severe mental illness contributes to adverse patient experiences and poor public health outcomes when caring for patients on haemodialysis for end-stage renal failure (B. STAVERT, S. MONARO, V. NAGANATHAN, S. AITKEN, University of Sydney)
(C7) Current management of myopia (M. Y. LAM, Tung Wah College)

Venue: UG05 Sessions D: Innovation and Technology
Moderators: Dr Adam K. L. WONG (Senior Lecturer, PolyU CPCE) & Dr Oscar W. K. CHIU (Senior Lecturer, PolyU CPCE)

(D1) Effects of brief virtual nature experience on psycho-physiological health during COVID-19 pandemic (Sam S. S. LAU, Sharron LEUNG, Jonathan WONG, Terence LEE, Stephen CARTWRIGHT, Janet WONG, Jackie MAN, Ethan CHEUNG, Hong Kong Baptist University)
(D2) Photo-elicitation for capacity building and promoting professional interest in working with older adults – Piloting a novel “humanism in ageing” workshop in medical curriculum (Samson K. S. WONG, Pauline P. L. LUK, Karina H. Y. CHAN, The University of Hong Kong)
(D3) Modification work of nursing care home bathing facilities -Contemporary design and assistive devices (A. T. S. CHIU, K. YEUNG, The Hong Kong Society for the Blind; J. Y. C. WONG, Senior Homes Safety Specialists)
(D4) Blockchain-based digital health certificates: Technical architecture and use cases (Adam WONG, PolyU CPCE)
(D5) The importance of environmental sustainability for healthy ageing and the incorporation of systems thinking in education for a sustainable environment (Wang-Kin CHIU, Ben Y. F. FONG, PolyU CPCE)