Child's physical activity and eating habits at home - how to involve, educate and empower the domestic worker - developing and testing an intervention


Grant Data
Project Title
Child's physical activity and eating habits at home - how to involve, educate and empower the domestic worker - developing and testing an intervention
Principal Investigator
Dr Sobko, Tanja   (Principal investigator)
Duration
7
Start Date
2015-01-01
Completion Date
2015-07-31
Amount
48860
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
domestic worker
Discipline
Others - Education
Panel
Humanities
Sponsor
Other projects
Grant Type
Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Fund Award Scheme
Funding Year
2014/2015
Status
On-going
Objectives
·Take the consultant role in offering individual support for domestic workers ·Critically examine and describe how to involve/include domestic workers in the families with young children in the promotion of physical activity and healthy food. ·Identify key factors among the workers that promote and detract from leading a healthy lifestyle. ·Identify best practice inorder to develop and implement effective and sustainable physical activity and healthy food enhancing interventions. ·Help nurture a positive relationship between the domestic workers and their employers For domestic workers, they will: ·Be empowered with better understanding in children’s development through a series of educational activities organized by HKU ·Be equipped with new knowledge, skills and ideas in relate to children’s diet, physical activity and nature connection ·Cultivate more confidence in their caregiver roles