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People with dementia may experience certain level of memory loss and easy to get confused about the surrounding environment. Use of clear labels and signage can reduce this confusion.  Labels may have different purposes, such as reminding the position of objects and the steps of daily living tasks etc. Care givers have to select appropriate labels according to the needs and ability of the elderly.


Mind-friendly Labels

People with dementia may experience certain level of memory loss and easy to get confused about the surrounding environment. Use of clear labels and signage can reduce this confusion.

Labels may have different purposes, such as reminding the position of objects and the steps of daily living tasks etc. Care givers have to select appropriate labels according to the needs and ability of the elderly.

「智友善」家居影片系列,影片將道出如何透過家居環境的設計及配套作出防範,減低患者發生意外的機會,從而舒緩照顧者的壓力。


Mind-friendly Home Video Clips

The video clips help caregivers understand the common behavioral problems of people wth dementia, such as: confusion about what is real, difficulty to communicate with others, sundown syndrome, wandering etc. The clips show how friendly home design can help deal with the problems and make caregiving less stressful.

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Play video:   True / FalseTheme: how to deal with confusion about what is real
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Play video:   Communications Theme: how to communicate with people with dementia
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Play video:   Day / NightTheme: how to deal with sundown syndrome
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Play video:   WanderingTheme: how to prevent wandering
The Age-friendly Home website showcases furniture and aids designed for elderly residents, and delivers latest news on age-friendly products and designs, hence promoting the concept of ageing in place (AIP) while enabling the elderly to live safely and comfortably. In addition, the ‘Test “your” home’ section helps the elderly and caregivers evaluate the age-friendliness of their homes.


Age-friendly Home Website

The Age-friendly Home website showcases furniture and aids designed for elderly residents, and delivers latest news on age-friendly products and designs, hence promoting the concept of ageing in place (AIP) while enabling the elderly to live safely and comfortably. In addition, the ‘Test “your” home’ section helps the elderly and caregivers evaluate the age-friendliness of their homes.

老友所居網址連結圖片:www.hkhselderly.com/afh/
Age-friendly Home Website: www.hkhselderly.com/afh
老友所居應用程式(支援iOS介面)連結圖片:goo.gl/tj8qTl
Age-friendly Home app (compatible with iOS): goo.gl/tj8qTl
老友所居中文網站圖片:網站展示適合長者家居使用的傢俱與輔助器具


Age-friendly Home DIY Booklet

Age-friendly Home DIY" is a reference book written by our team of occupational therapists, with the aim to promote "Age-friendly Home" message to the elders and help them age in place.  Based upon the experience of improving elders’ home environment  in the community, they share with seniors and caregivers how to create an "Age-friendly Home" suitable for safe senior living, with simple home design or modifications. 

Reference Library, Located at the Elderly Resources Centre (ERC), the Reference Library has approximately 600 reference books, journals and audio-visual items designed for elderly services and professional use, covering various diseases, age-friendly home designs, diets and other topics. Computers as well as newsletters and leaflets of elderly service providers are also available in the library.


Reference Library

Located at the Elderly Resources Centre (ERC), the Reference Library has approximately 600 reference books, journals and audio-visual items designed for elderly services and professional use, covering various diseases, age-friendly home designs, diets and other topics. Computers as well as newsletters and leaflets of elderly service providers are also available in the library.


Opening Hours

參考書庫開放時間圖片:星期一至六早上9時至下午6時,公眾假期休息"
Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Closed on public holidays
參考書庫地址圖片:油麻地眾坊街3號駿發花園第二期地舖A-C店(地鐵C出口)
Address: Shop A-C, G/F, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon (MTR Exit C)
參考書庫查詢圖片:電郵 erc@hkhs.com 及電話 2839 2882
E-mail Contact: erc@hkhs.com
Tel Contact: 2839 2882