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Active Global Hong Kong featured by Ta Kung Pao News and HKET

Submitted on Jun 19, 2018 • By admin
On 13 June 2018, Active Global Hong Kong was featured by Ta Kung Pao News and HKET   The articles discussed about how Active Global Hong Kong is solving the current social challenges of Hong Kong, the ageing population. Even though families are dedicated to provide long-term care for the elderly in their home, the current solutions in Hong Kong may not be ideal, due to various limitations.   Being the first company in Hong Kong to hire overseas caregivers into Hong Kong, Active Global’s overseas live-in caregiver service provides long-term care solutions to the key challenges faced by many families, such as the insufficient caregiving skills and knowledge by carers, the limited financial capability to engage local respite nurses and the shortage of nurses in Hong Kong.       ...
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Active Global featured on TVB Sunday Report

Submitted on Jun 13, 2018 • By admin
With Hong Kong’s ageing population, the Government has advocated ageing in place and there has been an increasing demand of certified foreign caregivers. Since 2014, Active Global Specialised Caregiver Hong Kong has provided professional foreign live-in caregivers to deliver affordable one-on-one long-term care solutions for the elderly, to promote aging in place.    On 27 May 2018, some of Active Global’s Filipino Caregivers, were featured on TVB Channel. With their years of experience and skills in medical procedures such as nasogastric tube feeding and providing quality treatment of wounds, their care and professionalism towards the elderly have earned the praise of their family members.   One of our students from Active Global’s Corporate Social Responsibility (Caregiver Course) was also featured. The story covered on how the Caregiver Course has enhanced and allowed a more fulfilling career as a Foreign Domestic Worker in Hong Kong.  ...
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Active Global Caregiver praised for good work

Submitted on Jun 13, 2018 • By admin
On 26 April 2018, one of our caregivers, Maria Veronica Tolentino De Castro, was featured by HK01 Community for her dedication and care towards her patient, along with the good relationship with her employers, Tse family.    Maria was commended for her initiative of making suggestions on how to improve the hygiene level of patient’s environment at home. Despite not being fluent in Cantonese language, she sought for ways to communicate with her patient to build a stronger relationship. She also spends quality time with the elderly to foster a stronger bond through self-initiated dance sessions.    Her attentiveness and responsibility towards Mr Tse have earned praises from others.    We are very proud to have our caregivers who are taking good care of our elderly in Hong Kong!   Article link : https://www.hk01.com/article/182483 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0...
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ACTIVE GLOBAL FEATURED BY RTHK

Submitted on Mar 31, 2018 • By admin
On 27 March 2018, Steven Chiu, Hong Kong Branch Manager of Active Global Specialised Caregivers, joined RTHK (Radio Television Hong Kong) to discuss about the issues faced by the family caregivers in Hong Kong. The dialogue involved the discussion of problems faced by family caregivers and seeking options to support family caregivers by improving their accessibility to the services provided by the Government. 趙先生 - 活力國際專業護理有限公司香港區經理, 較早前接受香港電台(RTHK)第三台採訪, 就香港家庭照顧者面臨的問題作出討論。 探討他們長期照顧年老人, 慢性病患者, 精神病患者正面對的問題。以及各種解決方法以減輕家庭照顧者的負擔,例如通過社區醫療券計劃、引進更多海外護理人員等等, 為這些照顧者提供更多支持。   Link / 網站 : http://www.rthk.hk/radio/radio3/programme/backchat/episode/494895       &n...
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Active Global caregiver Anna featured in Hong Kong 01

Submitted on Oct 18, 2016 • By admin
Active Global caregivers Anna was featured in Hong Kong 01. Given that most of the elderly prefer living at home rather than nursing home, Anna, an oversea live-in caregiver with a more affordable rate, granted a last journey to her patient with dignity.  Date: 18 October 2016   Full text below:  政府報告:長者偏好在家安老 家屬:法例不容、護理員薪金高昂 撰文: 洪藹婷 發佈日期: 2016-10-18 10:00 最後更新日期: 2016-10-18 13:51 2014年施政報告指明由安老事務委員會籌劃一個安老服務方案,今年10月17日起兩個月內全港18區會有18場公眾論壇,集結成未來安老服務的內容。 早前,安老事務委員會一份報告指長者偏好「居家安老」,但一位剛剛喪父的女兒說,爸爸最大心願是在家安詳去世,無奈香港法律不容許:「如果連選擇在哪裡死去的基本人權也沒有,請不要跟我說什麼居家安老﹗」 根據安...
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Active Global featured in Now TV

Submitted on Sep 23, 2016 • By steven
Steven Chiu (Hong Kong Branch Manager of Active Global Specialised Caregivers) was interviewed in NowTV's health program "杏林在線", describing the benefits of hiring overseas caregivers to take care of the aging population in Hong Kong. Date: 23 September 2016   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oavo-gj2Ls  
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Active Global featured in South China Morning Post

Submitted on Jul 21, 2016 • By steven
Active Global Specialised Caregivers featured in today's South China Morning Post, introducing home care as an alternative option to NGO-run post-hospitalisation services and how useful and important it can be after patients’ discharge. Date: 21 July 2016 Full text below: Home care should be seen as key option after patients’ discharge   PUBLISHED : Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 4:09pm UPDATED : Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 11:20pm Comment›Letters Hong Kong and Singapore face the same pressures when it comes to discharging patients and finding them viable transitional care and long-term discharge support services. The key difference is that Singapore’s hospitals recognise the usefulness of home-care services in the private sector. Medical social workers in Singapore’s public hospitals have a fairly open-minded and pragmatic approach and would not hesitate to con...
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Active Global featured in South China Morning Post

Submitted on Jun 27, 2016 • By admin
Active Global Specialised Caregivers featured in today's South China Morning Post, mentioning how the overseas caregivers can help alleviating the shortage on local elderly patients' caregiving service. Unfornately, their services are constrained by the lengthy Visa application process.  Date: 27 June 2016   Full text below: Calls to add specialised visa category for caregivers coming to Hong Kong PUBLISHED : Monday, 27 June, 2016, 9:01am UPDATED : Monday, 27 June, 2016, 9:01am News›Hong Kong›Health & Environment Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Specialised carers coming to Hong Kong to work for the elderly face lengthy delays as they must apply for domestic worker visas When Wong Mei-ling hobbled out of the hospital after a brain tumour operation and facing a long road to recovery, Nirmala was waiting f...
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Active Global featured by RTHK

Submitted on May 11, 2016 • By admin
Steven Chiu (Hong Kong Branch Manager of Active Global Specialised Caregivers) and Emily Lam (Hong Kong Caregiving Consultant, EN of Active Global Specialised Caregivers) accepts RTHK's radio interview, describing how the company providing the most suitable overseas nurses to patients identifying by professional team, as well as some processes of supporting services (overseas nurse training courses, free consulting services by Hong Kong trained nurses) , and emphasizing the company's services is important to deal with the challenge of population ageing. Here is the detail of radio interview: http://programme.rthk.org.hk/channel/radio/programme.php?name=radio3/1_2_3_show&d=2016-05-09&p=5979&e=358473&m=episode  
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Active Global Featured BY NHK

Submitted on Feb 29, 2016 • By admin
We are honoured to be showcased by NHK, Japan's leading TV channel.  
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