Special Notice


In view of the severe COVID-19 situation, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUSCS) announces the following:


  • Part-time Professional and Continuing Education Programmes – Face-to-face class delivery is suspended up to 16 August 2020 (Sunday). Students concerned will be informed individually for online or other special teaching arrangements. 
  • CUSCS Learning Centres – The operating hours for over-the-counter enquiries and enrollment services during 27 July - 14 August 2020 will be revised to 8:30am to 6pm for Monday to Friday, and closed on Saturday and Sunday.


For protection of health of students and staff, users of CUSCS Learning Centres are required to observe the COVID-19 monitoring measures. Users are required to wear a face mask, perform temperature screening and use hand sanitizer when entering the Learning Centres.   Individuals under compulsory quarantine or with respiratory infection symptoms should stay home.

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Healthcare Planner for Healthy Ageing

Course No. : 202-260244-01|Start Date : 11/08/2020


Qualified and experienced teachers specialized in health and/or social care

Language Used

Cantonese supplemented with English.
All teaching materials and assessment will be in English.

Total Hours



CUSCS Learning Centres

Start Date

11 Aug 2020 (Tue) Daytime schedule



Tuition Fee

FREE (This programme is funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.)



Course Enquiries

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Enrolment Enquiries

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Closing Date for Application

Application deadline: 10 July 2020

Application Closed


Enrolment would be made by filling out "Enrolment Form for Certificate and Diploma / Professional Programmes". Please complete the enrolment form and send copies of supporting documents to one of the Enrolment Centres. Applications will be processed only upon receipt of the completed enrolment form and copies of supporting documents.


The programme is intended to provide learners from different disciplines with advanced knowledge and skills to become healthcare planners for older adults in achieving healthy ageing using a case management approach to provide a holistic, multidisciplinary, and evidence-based practice in primary health care.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:
1. Discuss the principles and concepts of primary health care;
2. Discuss concepts of community health assessment;
3. Identify the key elements of planning and evaluation in the development of health promotion projects;
4. Apply evidence-based interventions of primary health care for older adults and caregivers;
5. Work with the stakeholders in the development of primary care strategies for older adults; and
6. Describe the roles of multi-disciplinary team in primary health care.

Programme Outline

1. Gerontology and Geriatrics: An Advanced Practice Approach
2. Primary Health Care: Theory and Practice
3. Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health: Issues and Implications for Practice
4. Promoting Healthy Ageing: A Community Perspective

Delivery Mode

Lectures, Workshop, Seminar, and Compulsory Site Visits
Lectures may take the form of a mass class spread over 5 sessions, or a smaller class over 18 sessions in the evening to give participants more options and greater flexibility in scheduling their training commitments.


1. Students are expected to have 80% attendance for the theoretical components and 100% attendance for site visits; and
2. A passing grade in the class presentation.

Admission Requirements

1. Registered Medical Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners, Registered Social Workers, and Enrolled Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists etc. registered with their respective professional bodies or councils; have at least one year of post-registration work experience.
2. Community workers such as Activity Officers, Personal Trainers etc. and have at least two years of work experience in related geriatric fields and a relevant bachelor's degree awarded by a recognized university.
3. Nominees from Non-governmental Organizations and organizations which provide primary care services.

Shortlisted applicants might be invited to attend a face-to-face interview.


A Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have an attendance of not less than 70% and passed the assessment of the programme.

Continuing Professional Development (TBC)

CNE for Registered Nurses (General) and Enrolled Nurses (General); CME for Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner; CPD for Registered Physiotherapists; CPD for Registered Occupational Therapists


This is to acknowledge that the programme is funded by Jockey Club CADENZA Hub (JCCH).


Jockey Club CADENZA Hub (JCCH)