Participation of Family in Promoting Quality of Life for Elderly

Abstract

This research was aimed to study the involvement of the family in promoting the health of the elderly in Hua Sai Sub-district, Bang Khla District, Chachoengsao Province, Thailand. The study was done by the group process. Data were collected using questionnaires and observation of three activities from the participation, i.e., an adjustment in the principle of learning and understanding of elderly status, train to become awareness in the promotion to become quality seniors, and stimulate the awareness good quality of life with sustainability. A sample of 30 people was recruited from the select sampling. The preliminary requirement was set to be the family with seniors at 70 years of age or above. The statistical methods used to analyze data were frequency, percentage, standard deviation and t-test. It was found that: the adjustment in the principle of learning and understanding of elderly status was higher after the activities were accomplished with a statistical significance at the level of 0.05. Results of training activities to become awareness in the promotion to become good quality seniors with a good sustainability were higher than that of activities before the training with a statistical significance at the level of p = 0.05. It was also shown that the activities of involvement of families in promoting quality of life had changed into a positive side after the event were higher that that of activities before the training with a statistical significance at the level of p = 0.05.



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Aungkana Koolnapadol, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand

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Conference: ACSS2016
Stream: Education and Social Welfare

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