DESK REVIEWS | 05.03.02. Police and fire services
DESK REVIEW | 05.03.02. Police and fire services
The Hong Kong Police Force is registered as a dementia friendly organisation and has attended training workshops on dementia. The trainings include information on dementia symptoms, communication skills, techniques to handle persons with dementia and ways to help missing individuals affected by dementia. There is also a set of guidelines to help the Hong Kong Police to communicate with the mentally incapacitated people, which also cover the people with dementia (The Hong Kong Police Force, 2020). (Also see: https://www.police.gov.hk/offbeat/1044/eng/2939.html).
For the fire service department, there are no information indicating that it has received education or training on dementia.
The Hong Kong Police Force. (2020). Mentally Incapacitated Person (MIP) New Package Retrieved from https://www.police.gov.hk/mip/en/index.html