Scope of work
The role of JOCOC falls into 4 categories : (1) Clinic Service; (2) Training for health professionals; (3) Public education and (4) Research.


Clinic Service

JOCOC carries out assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programme for patients referred from both public and private sectors. JOCOC also has structured physical activity programme conducted by physiotherapist and occupational therapist. Fracture and osteoporotic patients will be screened and assessed by the research professionals and will allocated to the programme. The programme is intensive and tailor-made to suit individual needs for improving muscle strength and flexibility, and body balance.

  Rehabilitation Programme Charge
Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  Hip + Lumbar spine + Doctor consultation (new case) $1180
  Hip + Lumbar spine $880
  Whole body scan $450
  Hip + Lumbar spine + Whole body scan $1130
Clinics Consultation Fee
  New case $420
  Old case $280
  Rehabilitation Programme Charge
Physical Therapy
  1 – 30 minutes (minimum charge) $350
  31 – 45 minutes $500
  46 – 60 minutes $650
  Every 15 minutes onwards $200
Occupational Therapy
  1 – 30 minutes (minimum charge) $350
  31 – 45 minutes $500
  46 – 60 minutes $650
  Every 15 minutes onwards $200
Falls & Fractures Prevention Assessment for the Elderly
  -Length of assessment: approximately 2 hours
-Assessments include muscle strength, balance, mobility, muscle mass, cognition and Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) for hip and lumbar spine
$1500
  Already have valid1 whole body scan AND Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) for hip and lumbar spine $500
  Already have valid1 whole body scan OR Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) for hip and lumbar spine $1000
  1 report issued within a year
Domiciliary Occupational Therapy Service (performed by occupational therapist)
  Ability assessment for the elderly (per hour) $1000
  Training (per hour) $1200
  Home Safety Assessment and modification suggestion (per hour) $1000
  Australian Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE):
  • Elderly ability and home safety assessment (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (5 times)
  • A training record handbook
$6500
  * Surcharge (per home visit):Islands District ($200) / Hong Kong Island ($100) / Sai Kung, Yuen Long, Tuen Mun and Tin Shui Wai ($100)
Fall Prevention Exercise Class for the Elderly (designed by physical therapist and guided by physical fitness trainer)
  Each course consists of 12 classes. One class per week. 1 hour per class. Classes are held in our centre.
8 to 10 people per class. Participant will receive a training handbook
$1200

Training for health professionals

JOCOC participates actively in supporting International Osteoporosis Foundation, Hong Kong Osteoporosis Foundation and various medical societies in training for health professionals via the coorganizing of medical symposiums, seminars and courses for medical doctors and allied health professionals.


Public education

JOCOC promotes public awareness in the prevention and management of osteoporosis by organising community health talks, workshops and World Osteoporosis Day.


Research

JOCOC participated and also currently undergoing research or study projects on osteoporosis which falls into aspects of epidemiology, cost benefits, biomechanics, genetics, AI, biomarkers, etc. JOCOC staff members involved the release of 29 publications & conference papers in 2016 & 2017.


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