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  • Dates: 2019-10-05
  • Time Start/End: Course starts at 2019-10-05 09:00/17:30
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  • Fee:
    • Member: $700.00 HKD
    • Student member: $700.00 HKD
    • Non-member: $700.00 HKD
  • Online application via HKAST is not available.

Name

Golden Opportunity or Potential Crisis? Being a Speech Therapist in Residential Care Homes for the Elderly (RCHE)

Date

5 October 2019 (Saturday)

Time

9:00am – 5:30pm (Registration starts at 8:30am)

Venue

CUHK Campus, Shatin

Speaker

CUHK Facilities:

1.Mr. Raymond Fong, Speech Therapist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK

2.Mr. Thomas Law, Speech Therapist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK

Invited Faculties:

1.Dr. Jenny Lee, Consultant and Chief of Service, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tai Po Hospital

2.(to be announced soon)

Event Capacity

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Content

Dysphagia management is probably the major but potentially risky role that a speech therapist plays in the residential care homes for the elderly (RCHE). Assessing and managing dysphagia is challenging because of the various limitations.

This seminar, which is organized by the Department of Otorhino­laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of the Faculty of Medicine & The Institute of Human Communicative Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, aims to specifically enhance participants’ knowledge in dysphagia management and in particular, the tools and skills you need to survive in a RCHE environment.

ŸOverview of RCHE and dysphagia management

ŸRevisiting the fundamentals of dysphagia

ŸSurvival skills for a speech therapist in RCHE

ŸWorking collaborating with your fellow colleagues at the hospital

ŸEstablishing role and responsibilities in RCHE

ŸPractical tips

Fee

HK$700(limited seats, registration will be on first-come-first-served basis)

Registration closes on 3 September 2019

Registration

http://www.ent.cuhk.edu.hk/ staud/


Our Objective

The overall aim of this website is to provide updated information regarding the association to its members and the public.
We also hope that through this website, the public will know more about speech therapy, through information posted on the website, especially on channels to go through in order to receive speech therapy.

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