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A Cry for Help – from Carers of Seriously Ill Patients

A Cry for Help – from Carers of Seriously Ill Patients (Rescheduled)

Date & Time: 2023/12/17 (Sunday) 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library (Lecture Theatre, G/F)
Speaker: Dr. Theresa Lai
Organiser: Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Public Libraries and the Society for Life and Death Education
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese. Free admission. First-come-first-served. Reservation for the talk starts from 10 a.m. on 4 Dec 2023 (Monday) and can be registered online via this website or by calling at 2921 0222. The talk was originally scheduled on 8 Oct 2023. Those who had registered for the original talk do not need to register again. If you wish to cancel the reservation, please call 2921 0222.

Hybrid mode.
Link of live broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJUipdvSACZjO1ldoO3YQBA/

If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above or a Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or "extreme conditions" announced by the Government is in force 3 hours before the event commences, the event will be cancelled or postponed.
Enquiry: 2921 0222

During the pandemic in Hong Kong, many vital social support services and respite options for elderly were unavailable, resulting in immense pressure on home-bound and seriously ill elderly patients, as well as their carers. The problem is compounded if the patient was sent to isolation facilities. Are their cries for help understood and adequate support provided to them?