Community Health Talk

Jul
28
2010

Stroke Awareness

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On 28th July 2010 “Stroke Awareness“ was held at the Wu Kau Tang Overseas Chinese Association to a group of 34 people from the local Chinese community. Shirley He, the Nurse Operations Manager used Cantonese to explain the signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment and care management of stroke. She emphasized the importance to call 999 if anyone suspected to have a stroke by recognizing the vital signs of “F. A.S.T.”.

Stroke Awareness

Jun
20
2010

Osteoporosis Health Talk

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

Osteoporosis Health Talk on 20-06-2010, total attendees: 25

Venue: Chinese Education Cultural Community Centre

On the 20th June 2010, CHIC held a health talk in Chinese Education Cultural Community Centre. Shirley He (Nurse Operations Manager) gave a detailed presentation about ‘Osteoporosis’ in Cantonese. The signs of symptoms, causes, the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis were well explained. In total, 25 people attended. 4% (1) were in age group of 60-69, 32% (8) were in the age group of 45-59 and 4% (1) from age group of 12-15. 12% (3) did not disclose their age.

Jun
8
2010

Understanding Emotions

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

‘Understanding Emotions’ 08-06-2010, Total attendees: 20, Venue: Faulkner Court

On the 8th June 2010, a health talk was held in Faulkner Court. The purpose of this talk was to let the audience acknowledge emotion awareness and to promote mental wellbeing. The main audience is the Tung Sing Housing Association residents in Manchester. Shirley He, the Nurse Operational Manager provided detailed information about ‘Understanding Emotions’ in Cantonese. The signs of symptoms, causes, the treatment and management of care of emotions were well explained. After the health talk, refreshments were provided for the audience. In total, 20 people attended.

May
17
2010

Cholesterol and CHD

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

Cholesterol and CHD health talk was held on 17th May 2010 at CHIC. It was given by Shirley He, Nurse Operations Manager to a group of service users in the Medical Class. The importance to avoid fatty food, eat less sugar and salt were stressed. Doing more exercise such as regular walking and Tai Chi and adopting healthy life style were encouraged. The signs and symptoms, risk factors of CHD were explained. Information about high cholesterol, high blood pressure and healthy diet were given.

Cholesterol and CHD

Apr
25
2010

Thalassemia

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On the 25th April 2010, “Thalassemia” health talk was given in English by Verna Davis(Centre Manager & Lead Haemoglobinopathy Specialist Nurse) at Wu kau Tang Overseas Chinese Association. Interpreting service was provided by Shirley He (Nurse Operations Manager of CHIC). In total 42 people attended.

Thalassemia


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