International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Centre


Hong Kong


Dr. Gloria Wong
Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Honorary Research Fellow, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong 
Rm 524 The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
E-mail: ghywong@hku.hk

Translation of the CST manual

A Chinese translation of the CST Manual Making a Difference (認知刺激治療CST:為認知障礙症設計的循證小組活動導師手冊) is available here.

CST Research Projects

Studies on CST implementation in health and long-term care systems in Hong Kong, innovative delivery model, and its neurocognitive mechanisms are ongoing/in planning phase. Researchers interested in getting involved, please contact Dr. Gloria Wong.  

There is also an ongoing collaboration between Hong Kong University and Unversity College London. UCL and HKU are collaborating to deliver CST to people with dementia over Zoom during COVID-19.

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Wong, G. H. Y., Yek, O. P. L., Zhang, A. Y., Lum, T. Y. S., & Spector, A. (2017). Cultural adaptation of cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) for Chinese people with dementia: multicentre pilot study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. doi: 10.1002/gps.4663

Liu, B. T. Y., Au, A. C. L., Wong, G. H. Y. (in press). Neuropsychological understanding of CST. In: M. Orrell, L. Yates, J. Yates, A. Spector, and B. Woods. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia. London: Routledge.

CST Training

Dr. Gloria Wong is currently the sole authorised organiser of CST training in Hong Kong. For enquiries about future training arrangement, please contact Dr. Gloria Wong.