#Care the Carer

Statements

Position paper to the LegCo Panel on Welfare Services on Carer's Support

Set up in 1981, the Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centers have always fought for the rights and situations of women and carers. No one is born to be a carer. Being a carer should be a choice instead of an obligation. However, in traditional society women often have to take up the role of family...

Events & Programmes

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Carer Cafe|Wah Fu

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CSR 2021|Carer PUMP Workshop

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Beijing+25 Regional Review CSO Forum

The 25-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPFA) will be celebrated in 2020. It provides an opportunity for feminists across the globe to review state action and compliance in the implementation of the BPFA. It also provides an opportunity for governments and NGOs...

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Caring Company Expo 2019

Caring Company Expo 2019 was held on 20 May 2019 by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. The main focus of our booth was on supporting working carers this year. Many working carers face immense pressure while working full time and taking care of their family at the same time. As a result, some...

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Carer Cafe|Kick-off Ceremony

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Carer Platform

"Carer - Who to care?" Seminar

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International Women's Day: Women Election Forum

Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres, in association with Gender Reasearch Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities, is going to hold a women's forum on Legislative Council by-election on 8 March, 2018 in LT2, Yasumoto International...

HKFWC in Media

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社會服務:7社福機構提供一站式支援 (Chinese Only)

【明報專訊】7間關注照顧者需要的社福機構,包括:浸信會愛羣社會服務處、香港婦女中心協會、西貢區社區中心、基督教香港崇真會社會服務部、九龍城浸信會社會服務處、大埔浸信會社會服務處及和悅會,在2021年發起及組...

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誰謂天地寬? 護老者的心理健康 (Chinese Only)

心理健康是都市人的一大課題,根據2021年Work-life Balance城市排行,香港是全球過勞人口比率最高的城市。作為照顧者,恐怕更多時候是有苦自己知。去年四月,一對老夫老妻面對照顧困境,最終引發「以老護老」雙亡悲劇,再...

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全職媽媽的Me Time (Chinese Only)

「當全職媽媽不單要犧牲工作,全心投入照顧家庭,每天一醒來就要處理家務、照顧起居飲食、接送小孩,連休息時間都沒有,身心俱疲,當中的辛酸有誰明瞭?」阿霞訴說當全職媽媽並不是別人想像的「優差」,當中的壓力令...

大埔地區康健站今開幕 陳肇始冀為區內市民提供適時護理服務 (Chinese Only)

【星島日報報道】食物及衞生局局長陳肇始今日(16日)為大埔地區康健站開幕儀式主禮,隨着人口老齡化及慢性疾病日益普遍,香港醫療系統正面臨重大挑戰,當局需要採取多方面的措施應付與日俱增的醫療需要。地區康健中...

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流動車走訪大埔區 籲關注「照顧者」 (Chinese Only)

照顧者(carers)可謂有不少辛酸,更是有付出、無支援。本港首次有社福機構,以「照顧照顧者」作為主題設立流動服務車,於10月15日至19日停泊大埔五個不同地點,令更多人對照顧者的關注及了解何謂照顧者。一連5日的流動車...

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大埔快閃感謝祭 集遊戲體驗巿集、分享會、托兒所支援照顧者需要 (Chinese Only)

當大家認為周末是難得放鬆的假期,但照顧者卻是無日無夜在家中候命。有關注團體今日(30日)在大埔舉行照顧者感謝祭,舉辦巿集及服務體驗坊讓照顧者可以放鬆心情,同時邀請學者或專家在分享會探討未來政策方向,有講...

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懷舊冰室車一連五日走訪大埔 設社區咖啡室聆聽照顧者需要 (Chinese Only)

疫情期間家庭照顧者既要防疫,又要家中照顧長者或兒童,仿如「24小時on call隨時候命」,壓力瀕臨爆煲,有團體日前獲區議會資助,首度過流動服務車形式,今日(15日)起一連五日走訪大埔區內多個屋苑,以懷舊冰室模式為...

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照顧者壓力爆煲 政府要阻止慘劇再生 (Chinese Only)

上周六(24日)揭發的北角雙老倫常命案,再次引起社會關注照顧者「以老護老」、「以殘護老」帶來沉重的身心壓力。照顧者殺害病人再輕生的個案絕非個別事件,反映社會對照顧者的支援仍然短缺。政府必須從此案和其他案...

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照顧者照顧別人 誰關心照顧者的需要? (Chinese Only)

早前一宗母親疑不堪照顧壓力勒斃21歲智障兒子的事件,引起社會關注照顧者壓力問題,之前亦曾發生過八旬翁誤殺長期病患妻子的事件。照顧者面對壓力不輕,但在心理及經濟支援上,卻未必有足夠資源協助。 雖然政府...