Mental status of the elderly in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Mental status of the elderly in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Professor Chi, Iris   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Boey Kam Weng   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
18
Start Date
1991-07-01
Completion Date
1992-12-31
Amount
200000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Mental status, elderly
Discipline
Others - Administrative, Business and Social Studies (Obsolete)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7/91
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1991/1992
Status
Completed
Objectives
To assess the mental status of the elderly in Hong Kong; to identify the problem of cognitive impairment and functional disorders among the elderly in H.K.; to assess the social network of the elderly in Hong Kong and its relationship with mental status; to investigate the morale of the elderly in Hong Kong and its relationship with mental status; to recommend effective care and services to the mental impaired elderly in Hong Kong.