YWCA organises 5-sense camps for Alzheimer’s Disease patients and caregivers as survey showed caregivers appreciate nature activities
World Alzheimer's Day takes place every year on 21 September. In August, YWCA conducted interviews with 425 Alzheimer’s Disease patients’ caregivers to explore relationship between nature activities, elderly health conditions, and stress level. To enhance the living standard of and ease the tension between patients and their caregivers, the Association’s Sydney Leong Holiday Lodge will organise 5-sense training day camps starting from October, 2021. First-of-its-kind in Hong Kong, the camps employ advices from occupational therapists and utilise the environment in the camp site to design activities for the participants. For more details, please refer to the Chinese version.