Community Rehabilitation and Primary Healthcare Working Group (C&PWG)

Community Rehabilitation and Primary Healthcare Working Group (C&PWG) is a new Working Group of HKPA endeavours to translate contemporary rehabilitation models, approaches, concepts and research findings into the management of non-communicable diseases, health risk factors, and age-related health/biological declines for healthy and special populations in the community care context.

With aging population and growing numbers of non-hospitalised survivors of childhood- and adult-onset chronic conditions, awareness of the importance of CBR and PHC among government policy makers has been raised and increasingly more new initiatives will be launched.  It’s time to strengthen connections among physiotherapists serving in the community, encompassing NGO, private, HA and the government sectors.

The objectives of the C&PWG are three folds:

  • to advocate cross-sector and cross-NGO service alignment, coordination and collaboration;
  • to improve public’s and academic’s awareness and accessibility to community PT services;
  • to promote specialty in CBR and PHC for professional growth among PTs;

And the ultimate goal is professional and image enhancement of community PT practitioners for attracting and retaining talents in related fields.

Deliverables of the WG in the first 2 years are:

  • to build user-friendly community PT service directories in the new HKPA website for easy searching by the public of the available PT services in the social sector;
  • to collaborate with local academic and training institutes for developing relevant professional trainings for physiotherapists working in the community context;
  • to advocate a continuum of care through Public-Private Partnership (PPP), Medial-Social Collaboration (MSC), and inter-NGO referrals.


Honorary AdvisorProf. LEUNG Siu Lun, Arran Caritas Institute of Higher Education, BSc(Hons)PT
Dr NGAI Pui Ching, ShirleyThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BSc(Hons)PT
Prof. SZETO Pui Yuk, Grace Tung Wah College, BSC(Hons)PT
Prof. TSANG Wai Nam, WilliamHong Kong Metropolitan University, BSc(Hons)PT
Dr WONG Yuk Lok, ArnoldThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University, MPT
ChairpersonDr SU Yuen Wang, IvanSAHK
Vice-chairpersonMr WONG Kwok Cheong, GeorgeThe Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
SecretaryMr AU YEUNG Kin, KennethHealing Hands Physiotherapy Centre
TreasurerMs WO Chung Ching, CandyHaven of Hope Christian Service
Mr CHAN Kin Tung, FrancisHong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council
MemberMr CHAN Wai Hung, Rex The Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society Kowloon
Mr Lee Siu Hei, CyrusThe Mental Health Association of Hong Kong
Mr LO King Yuen, Felix

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community Services
Ms CHOW Pui Yee, TiffanyThe Hong Kong Society for the Aged
Ms KWONG Chi Ming, AmyPok Oi Hospital Social Services
Mr LAM Wai Shun, WilsonHong Kong Society for the Blind
Dr LAU Sau Ying, JamieKwai Tsing Safe Community and Healthy City Association
Mr LI Tung Yue, KevinDepartment of Health
Ms LI Lai ShanThe Salvation Army
Ms NG Yuk MunThe Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
Mr SIT Wai Man, RaymondYan Chai Hospital Social Service Department
Mr SO Kin Kan, VincentHeep Hong Society
Ms WONG Ming Wai, MaggieMethodist Centre
Mr WONG Siu Keung, KenYang Memorial Methodist Social Service
Mr YEUNG Kin Ka, TomThe Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council
Invitation of Physiotherapy Programme Leaders of local physiotherapy education institutes visiting NGOs’ services and sharing with the physiotherapists there.
Job Orientation Seminar on Community Physiotherapy for graduating students on 12 June 2020 with presentations from both NGO and private sectors.


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