Project Description

Background

  • Increasing number of students with disabilities studying in Hong Kong

  • Continuing population aging in Hong Kong

Aim

  • Children and elderly are at two ends of Physical Literacy (PL) journey

  • Intergeneration 

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Innovativeness

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Solution

Location

  • Fortress Hill Methodist Secondary School (FHMSS)

Participants

  • SEN Students (FHMSS)

  • Older Baby Boomers (aged 65-75) (SKH)

Community Partnership

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Project Duration

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Programme

Physical

  • Physical Competence Development

  • Pair Exercise (4-6 / group) 

       (Instructors from PFAHK)

Affective & Behavioral

  • Bus Social Classroom

  • FHMS Café

  • Photo Studio

  • Dream Big Restaurant

Cognitive

  • Drawing (Students)

  • Handwriting (Elderly) 

Outcome Assessment

Physical

  • Physical Competence Assessment for Older Adults

  • Canadian/Chinese Assessment of Physical Literacy 2nd Edition

  • Voice Analysis

Cognitive

  • Mini-Mental State Examination

Affective & Behavioral

  • Questionnaires on PL

Programme Effectiveness

  • Focus group interview

Implementation Plan

Conduct Intergeneration ABILITY activities
(60 days)

June - Nov 2021

Sept - Dec 2021

Post-activity assessment of student

with disabilities and older baby boomers

May – June 2021

Elderly Fitness Instructor Training Workshop
Occupational Therapy Training Workshop
Student helpers’ recruitment
Website development

Preparation and community engagement 
Design intergeneration activities

Prepare activities materials
Kick-off Ceremony (17/4)
Piloting the activity
Pre-programme assessment

(17/4, 24/4, 8/5, 15/5)

April - May 2021

Feb - Mar 2022

Prepare written project final report

Debrief of instructors, helpers and collaborators
Project effectiveness and reflection meeting

Jan - Feb 2022

Social Impact

※ PL is a key to establish lifelong PA 

  • Provide elderly an active lifestyle

  • Provide pre-training for SEN students' career

  • Promote harmony between children and the elderly

  • Facilitate interaction between senior citizens and youth to promote mutual understanding and respect across different generations.

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Sustainability

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