Mission & Objectives
Poor public awareness, as well as insufficient information and support services available were the core difficulties families with dementia experienced when our Association formed. A group of enthusiastic caregivers, medical practitioners, social workers and volunteers came together to form the HKADA as to support the caregivers by providing care skills training and mutual support groups.
To promote quality dementia care in Hong Kong by providing specialized and comprehensive intervention and support services for families with people living with dementia and advocating appropriate management of the condition in the community.
To provide specialized intervention and support services to people living with dementia and their families, and to advocate sufficient quality services and community resources for dementia care.
To promote public awareness of brain health, dementia and its prevention through community education activities.
To provide training programmes on dementia for professionals, caregivers and the public.
To facilitate collaborations, experience sharing and network extension among related organizations and individuals to enhance mutual support and volunteerism for dementia in the community.
To promote appropriate research in the Hong Kong societal context for continued advancement in dementia care.