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Hulu Langat Initiative: Beyond Being Healthy and Fit. Assoc Prof Dr Rahmah Mohd Amin MD (USM); MPH (UKM); PhD (UK) Department of Community Health UKM Medical Centre [email protected] http://elderlyconcern.blogspot.com. A tertiary health centre. Through Dept of Public health…

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Hulu Langat Initiative: Beyond Being Healthy and Fit.

Assoc Prof Dr Rahmah Mohd Amin

MD (USM); MPH (UKM); PhD (UK)

Department of Community Health

UKM Medical Centre

[email protected]

http://elderlyconcern.blogspot.com


A tertiary health centre

Through Dept of Public health…

  • Emphasize

    • Health promotion

  • Promote

    • Individual responsibility for health

    • Community participation


PPUKM & elderly in community Hulu Langat

Initiative

Healthy Lifestyle

Problems of the elderly

Well controlled

Chronic illnesses

Less active

Loneliness

Not productive

Healthy,

active


Underlying issues…

  • Global ageing phenomena

  • Malaysia by 2030 – 15% of population 60 years and above

  • Compression of morbidity

    • Live longer but in good health

    • Life expectancy after 60 years old


Initiative

Active lifestyle

Encompass: physical, mental, social, spiritual component

Phase 2

Social

Facilitation

2007

Active

participation

Humanitarian aid

Phase 1

Treat Problem

Passive

participation

2001


Started off working with MOH premise


From 2005 onwards…


Land / building endowed by individual who owned religious school in the same area


Even the ‘old-old’ joined…


Health check


Workshops…


“HEALTHY & ACTIVE AGEING”

Resource centre

Batu 14, Hulu Langat

Activities

Activities

Activities


How we could do better?

  • They must stand on their own

  • Social facilitation phase

  • SUSTAINABILITY


To start a new strategy…


Shooting for TV programme


International Golden Towerthorn 2009 – climb KL Tower


Aha, jantung kuat lagi ni


What else?


Generate income?


Sudut Pembangunan Minda – elderly take turn to present on whatever

topic they are familiar with


They even climbed up the Great wall of China…


Strength and Opportunity

  • Variety of sources

    • A group of healthy and active elderly

      • Senior government officer

    • Good contact & Networking from various walks of life

    • Store of knowledge

      • Biological and health profile

      • Past knowledge

      • Life experience

    • Work closely with PPUKM

      • Standardized patients


Features of this resource centre

  • Meet the need of all stake-holders

  • Equipt with various social structure

  • A lot of social functions can be carried out

  • Supported by health services

  • Led by those with visions

  • Facilitated by a strong organisaion

  • Condusive environment


Does it sail smoothly (challenges)?

  • Operating ‘unofficially’

  • Not patented

  • No formal organisation

  • No special allocation

  • No permanent staff

  • No resources

  • “Kami Syok sendiri” – work of the association’s platform


How it could be done better

  • Involvement from other departments in faculty

  • Involvement of other faculties

  • HEJIM in UKM

    • In fact UPM (IG) has worked closely with this organisation

  • Memorandum of Understanding


7.3.2012


IMPACT…

  • Community

    • Health awareness

    • Multi-ethnicity

    • Elderly keep active, feels appreciated

  • UKM

    • Good source of standardized patients

    • teaching and learning

    • research

    • Contribution to community


Future Plan

…Will work up

“To be the model of an excellent community engagement”


A big thank you to everyone….


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