On 19 November 2016, the Community Talks and Services Working Group (“WG") (a working group of Community Relations Committee), with the support of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged (“SAGE”), organised a home visit to the elderly in Sha Tin. More than 30 solicitor volunteers participated in this meaningful event.
Prior to the visit, the WG Vice-Chairlady Sauw Yim welcomed and prepared the volunteers for the visit by explaining what to expect. A SAGE’s social worker then offered a few tips to the volunteers on effective ways to start a conversation when visiting different households.
Our volunteers visited 26 households, to show their support, check the needs of the elderly and learn about new developments in their lives. During the visits, the volunteers identified some of their special needs and shared their observations with SAGE so that they could take appropriate follow up actions.
Community Talks and Services Working Group Vice-Chairlady Sauw Yim thanked volunteers for their enthusiastic support.
Group of member volunteers ready to visit the elderly.